The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed new testing method, permitting direction and protections for aquatic life are a step, but not a solution, advocates say.
The draft permit is part of a plan to prevent contaminated groundwater, surface water and stormwater from Chemours’ Fayetteville Works site from reaching the Cape Fear River.
A statewide investigation of foam containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in areas including Brunswick County beaches has yet to identify the potential sources.
The state Department of Environmental Quality has directed Chemours to expand its interim sampling and drinking water plan for the Lower Cape Fear River region.
New Hanover County commissioners have shared their frustration with NCDEQ on Chemours’ well water sampling plan.
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.