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.