With House and Senate agreement on a state spending plan, it looks like another drawn-out budget battle with the governor may be avoided.
The EPA has committed to making a decision within 90 days on a petition made by six North Carolina groups to require Chemours to test the health effects of PFAS.
N.C’s Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will meet Monday to discuss public health risk assessment tools and PFAS.
The Southern Environmental Law Center, GreenLatinos and EarthJustice are hosting a town hall discussion on PFAS
effects in drinking water and waterways Tuesday using Zoom videoconferencing.
N.C. Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will continue during its next meeting at 10 a.m. June 7 a discussion on PFAS research and grouping strategies.
The state House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill restricting the use of firefighting foam containing poly-fluoroalkyl substances.
Researchers say concentrations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in drinking water from the lower Cape Fear region “considerably higher” than levels nationwide.
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.
NCDEQ issued Chemours on Tuesday a notice of violation identifying instances of failing to meet conditions of a 2019 order.
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.