The Division of Air Quality said Thursday that Chemours is out of compliance with its state permit for exceeding its annual air emissions limit for GenX.
Cape Fear River Watch is hosting a seminar Saturday with guest speakers who specialize in how contaminants such as GenX affect health, policy and community.
A bipartisan U.S. House bill introduced this week would regulate, including setting a national drinking water standard, for contaminants known as PFAS.
A new legislative committee is expected to push measures addressing riverine flooding and resiliency needs as numerous bills with coastal provisions advance.
The state is penalizing Chemours nearly $200,000 for failing to prevent residual PFAS contamination from flowing into the Cape Fear River.
NC PFAS Testing Network and NC Policy Collaboratory representatives will share their research progress at 6 p.m. May 4 on PFAS and GenX during a virtual public forum.
Facing mounting demands, new leadership at EPA has already begun revising the previous administration’s regulatory plan for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will have a meeting online April 5 to continue discussing PFAS toxicity testing.
The Environmental Protection Agency denied a petition from six eastern N.C. community groups to require Chemours Co. to test 54 PFAS produced at its Fayetteville Works facility.
The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality compiled a list of actions taken during 2020 to protect the environment and address the impacts of climate change.
Levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in drinking water from the Cape Fear River are as high as they were before the state and Chemours entered into a consent order in February 2019.
Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit Tuesday against DuPont, Chemours and related companies over damages from their manufacture, use, and disposal of PFAS chemicals to state resources.
A court has approved changes to the 2019 consent order under which Chemours is permitted to discharge pollutants, requiring the manufacturer to stop more GenX and PFAS from reaching the Cape Fear River.
The Department of Environmental Quality has filed a proposed addendum to the 2019 consent order under which Chemours is allowed to discharge pollutants with new requirements to keep PFAS from entering the Cape Fear River.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation, PFAST Network, NCDEQ and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority are hosting a free, online forum, “Emerging Contaminants in North Carolina Waters” at 10 a.m. Oct. 22.
NCDEQ issued a water treatment system permit for the Chemours Fayetteville Works site to remove PFAS from a contaminated stream that currently flows into the Cape Fear River.