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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...

Senator, clean water advocates ask for state action after troubling GenX toxicity report

GenX, a chemical produced by Chemours, is more toxic than previously believed, according to a recent EPA final toxicity report released...

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...

Despite upstream spike, local levels of 1,4-dioxane below immediately available detection

NEW HANOVER COUNTY ––– Recent test results of 1,4-dioxane in the raw and finished drinking water supply...
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...
CFPUA has detected the highest concentration of PFAS in the Cape Fear River since last year (Port City Daily photo / CFPUA)

Despite recent violation, lawyer believes Chemours consent order is working; CFPUA is slow to see results

The Cape Fear River -- the Wilmington area's primary source of drinking water -- has been polluted with toxic chemicals...
Fortron Industries' plan on Highway 421, shared with Invista, produces a chemical that causes a cat urine-like smell in the Wilmington-area. (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)

Wilmington area still a major source of industrial pollution in state

Fortron Industries' plant on Highway 421, shared with Invista, produces a chemical that causes a cat urine-like smell in the Wilmington-area....
CFPUA has detected the highest concentration of PFAS in the Cape Fear River since last year (Port City Daily photo / CFPUA)

Brunswick County: PFAS levels spiked after potential Chemours’ sediment spill

PFAS levels in the Cape Fear River do appear to have spiked following a sediment spill at Chemours. (Port City Daily...
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)

Preliminary study: State’s highest levels of ‘forever chemicals’ found in Cape Fear’s raw water supply

The bulk of the region’s water is sourced from the Cape Fear River at Kings Bluff Pump Station, located in Riegelwood...
Chemours and CFPUA are monitoring levels of PFAS chemicals downriver form the Chemours plant in Greenville. Pictured is the Cape Fear River near downtown Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

Chemours PFAS-reduction work may actually cause temporary spike, CFPUA monitoring levels

Chemours and CFPUA are monitoring levels of PFAS chemicals downriver from the Chemours plant in Greenville. Pictured is the Cape Fear...