The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reversed its approval for Chemours to import GenX into North Carolina.
Native Americans in North Carolina face a disproportionately higher risk for preterm birth because of exposure to mixtures of toxic metals in their private drinking water wells, according to a recent study.
North Carolina environmental regulators are expediting a plan to meet proposed federal limits on PFAS in drinking water and reduce related costs to consumers by addressing upstream discharges.
“Priority Issues in Coastal North Carolina” is a full-day discussion with coastal experts, professionals and officials at UNCW’s Center for Marine Science in Wilmington.
The Environmental Management Commission committees are to meet Nov. 8 and the full commission Nov. 9, both days in Raleigh and available online.
The recently approved budget includes new raises for North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality staff as well as fee increases for agency permits.
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority executive director met this week with state science advisers to discuss adding a persistent compound to the state’s priority per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances list.
The Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board is to hear an overview on a toxicity assessment for a specific PFAS and its presence in the state.
The Department of Environmental Quality’s Environmental Stewardship Initiative conference offers educational sessions on timely environmental topics, a chance to share best practices, and networking events.
Results of saltwater fish tissue currently being analyzed for perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, or PFOS, are expected later this year, wrapping up a study of multiple species of fish collected from the Cape Fear River.
Information on a recent advisory by the state to avoid eating fish contaminated with forever chemicals from the Cape Fear River is on the agenda for the Aug. 2 Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board’s meeting.
A total of $223 million in water and wastewater infrastructure funding is being awarded to 60 projects in 40 counties.
An advisory alerting people to PFAS contamination in certain fish species that inhabit the middle and lower Cape Fear River basin brings more bad news for people living in the region.
Two Environmental Management Commission committees will hear overviews this week on PFAS rulemaking and monitoring.
After missing two deadlines, Chemours’ plant manager notified state officials June 11 that construction of the mile-long underground barrier was complete.
The Navy and Marine Corps are asking to sample drinking water wells for PFAS around Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue.