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GenX, PFAS, Chemours – Cape Fear Regional Reports & Resources

Useful tools, support services, background stories and research on the topic of GenX, PFAS, Chemours and the Cape Fear River water supply.   

Please send any suggested resources and links to staffnews@whqr.org.


GENX - A TOXIC YEAR - A ONE HOUR REPORT. (Dec. 15, 2017)  Listen Here.


Clean Cape Fear - alliance of established advocacy groups, working together to restore and protect the water

Environmental Working Group – National Tap Water Database

Environmental Protection Agency – Unregulated Drinking Water Contaminants

EPA - Monitoring the Occurrence of Unregulated Drinking Water Contaminants

N.C. Department of Environmental Quality - GenX Sampling Sites

N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Investigation Page – Updates on Testing and the DEQ Investigation

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority – Web Page with Daily Updates from the CFPUA

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority – Water Quality and Water Quality Database

City of Wilmington - Water Information Page

Cape Fear River Watch – Updates on the River

Facebook - Wilmington's Stop Gen-X In Our Water

Chemours Company Statement - Voluntary Actions to Respond to North Carolina Community



GenX Pollution Questions Multiply – North Carolina Health News

Toxin taints CFPUA drinking water - StarNews 

On US Rivers, Teflon's Old Cancer Ties Are Stoking New Fears – Bloomberg News

GenX: What We Don't Know – WHQR News

Where Does Bottled Water Come From – StarNews

GenX: A Question of Chemistry – WHQR News 

Full WHQR News Coverage of GenX – WHQR News