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The bulk of the region’s water is sourced from the Cape Fear River at Kings Bluff Pump Station, located in Riegelwood in Columbus County. (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)

Chemours will need to provide clean water to impacted New Hanover County residents under expanded DEQ order

The bulk of the region’s water is sourced from the Cape Fear River at Kings Bluff Pump Station, located in Riegelwood...

Under Regan’s watch, EPA vows to get tough on PFAS, regulations underway

For decades, Chemours released PFAS substances it knew to be toxic into the Cape Fear River, the drinking water source for...

Chemours fined $300K for air quality violation

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Air Quality issued chemical giant Chemours a $305,611 fine...
Several municipalities in southeastern North Carolina have passed resolutions in solidarity with CFPUA to ask NCDEQ to hold Fayetteville Works accountable. (Port City Daily photo /COURTESY GOOGLE MAPS)

Chemours exceeds air permit limit for GenX

Fayetteville Works is home to the Chemours Chemical Company, with an outfall that discharges into the Cape Fear River. (Port City Daily...

Brunswick sand mine seeking expansion may have connection to aquifer, public water supply

An image included in a hydrogeologist's report of a sand mine show the 40-foot deep pit's water level is about 12...
Several municipalities in southeastern North Carolina have passed resolutions in solidarity with CFPUA to ask NCDEQ to hold Fayetteville Works accountable. (Port City Daily photo /COURTESY GOOGLE MAPS)

DEQ fines Chemours nearly 200K for violating consent order

Several municipalities in southeastern North Carolina have passed resolutions in solidarity with CFPUA to ask NCDEQ to hold Fayetteville Works accountable. (Port...

Brunswick County power plant notorious for questionable environmental practices shutters

The Capital Power plant in Southport will cease operations at the end of the day Wednesday. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy of...

Carolina Beach requests permit for popular wheelchair-access beach mat to avoid possible state restrictions

The state told the nonprofit Ocean Cure to remove its 3,000-square-foot beach mat by September 8 or be subjected to "civil...

Deep Dive (Part II): With little regulation, over half of New Hanover County may be overexposed to a toxic chemical

Frequently treated inside shipping containers, logs fumigated with the toxic pesticide methyl bromide at the Port of Wilmington facility are later...

Deep Dive (Part I): Wilmington residents never told about toxic substance used next door

Frequently treated inside shipping containers, logs fumigated with the toxic pesticide methyl bromide at the Port of Wilmington facility are...