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

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

MOST RECENT WHQR COVERAGE:

Despite Possible Budget Cuts, EPA Work Expands On PFAS And Water Research (Feb. 14, 2020)

New Study Shows Reverse Osmosis is Tops For Home Water Filtration (Feb. 13, 2020)

CoastLine: RO and GAC - How Local Governments Are Dealing With Unregulated Toxins In The Water (Feb. 5, 2020)

New Report Shows Far Larger PFAS Contamination in Region (January  21, 2020)

How Does Reverse Osmosis and Granular Activated Carbon Work (December 23, 2019)

GenX: Two Years Burning Down The Road, Part 2 (June 10, 2019) 

GenX: Two Years Burning Down The Road, Part 1 (June 7, 2019)

More PFAS Well Testing Coming In New Hanover County (May 15, 2019)

NC Legislature Considering PFAS Ban In Firefighting Foam (April 4, 2019)

DEQ Sends Revised Chemours Consent Order To Court (Feb. 20, 2019)

GenX: More Questions Regarding Chemours Waste Compounds From Europe (Jan. 28, 2019)

GenX: Chemours Fayetteville Importing Waste From Chemours' Netherlands Plant (Jan. 25, 2019)

City Expected To Take Stance On DEQ/Chemours Consent Order (Jan. 7, 2019)

Consent Order is a First Step (Dec. 13, 2018)

CFPUA Responds To EPA Draft Toxicity Report (Dec. 7, 2018)

GenX: DEQ Explains Consent Order (Nov. 29, 2018)

Busy November On The GenX/Water Front (Nov. 26, 2018)

GenX: Exposure Study Blood Results Released (Nov. 14, 2018)

CFPUA To Vote On Large Expansion (Oct. 7, 2018) 

GenX: Emily Donovan Addresses Congress On Cape Fear Water Issues (Sept. 6, 2018)

Chemours Holds First Open Meeting (June 12, 2018)

CoastLine: GenX And The Water One Year Later (June 7, 2018)

Chemours Opens Its Doors (May 31, 2018) 

GenX: Two Studies Show Growth Of Contaminated Water Areas (April 23, 2018)

GenX: Tap Water Results From Chemical Testing Unveiled in Wilmington (April 17, 2018)

GenX: City Council Backs CFPUA Demands Of DEQ (March 7, 2018)

GenX: Chemours Neighbors Demand Answers (Feb. 2, 2018) 

What's In The Water - 1,4-Dioxane (Jan. 29, 2018)

Special Report: GenX - A Toxic Year (Dec. 15, 2017)

GenX: The Water Heater Blues (Oct. 30, 2017)

HB 56 Into Law, But What Of Gov. Cooper's Proposal (Oct. 5, 2017)

RESOURCES:

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

HELP & SUPPORT:

BACKGROUND:

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