The results of blood samples from a health study of Wilmington public water customers revealed four per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, but no GenX was detected.
The EPA has selected Brunswick County to apply for a loan program to help pay for $99 million in planned water plant improvements to address GenX and other contaminants.
North Carolina scientists are gathering data in the wake of Florence in hopes they can get a better count of cases of a serious bacterial infection associated with flooding.
Friday is the Department of Environmental Quality’s announced deadline for the Chemours Co. to cut its GenX emissions by 97 percent.
Commercial fishermen endure numerous health challenges and injuries related to their profession but most lack health insurance, as research by the N.C. Agromedicine Institute at ECU shows.