Top elected officials in New Hanover and Brunswick counties have issued blistering criticisms of Chemours’ recent television ads touting the chemical company’s environmental record.
The groups say the Environmental Protection Agency refuses to hold Chemours accountable by requiring the company to pay for epidemiological studies in the Cape Fear region.
The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board is set to meet next week to hear about the ground, surface and drinking water rulemaking processes as well as recent EPA action regarding PFAS.
Coastal North Carolina environmental groups are angry that the Environmental Protection Agency’s response to their petition calling for Chemours to pay for health studies of PFAS pollution effectively amounts to no change.
The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will have an online meeting Dec. 6 to hear how the Environmental Protection Agency plans to address PFAS and how it relates to North Carolina’s efforts.
The Environmental Protection Agency says it will use feedback from its science advisory board’s review of new PFAS exposure data to update drinking water health advisories
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.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan announced Monday a three-year approach to addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances pollution.
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.