NCDEQ has issued two new actions for Chemours related to the GenX/PFAS contamination downstream from its Fayetteville Works facility.
A recent study that showed fish favored by subsistence fishers along the Brunswick and Cape Fear rivers were found to have elevated levels of arsenic, hexavalent chromium and mercury has prompted a state health advisory.
The EPA released Monday its final human health toxicity assessment for GenX chemicals, which looks at the potential effects associated with oral exposure to the toxin.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan announced Monday a three-year approach to addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances pollution.
NCDEQ will host a virtual public information session Nov. 16 about PFAS at Chemours’ Fayetteville Works facility.
NCDEQ’s Division of Air Quality announced Monday the enforcement action against the Fayetteville plant for exceeding its annual air emissions limit for GenX.
New Hanover and Brunswick residents 6 and older can enroll in the ongoing GenX exposure study this weekend or Oct. 15-16.
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.