GenX Forum: Odell Williamson Auditorium, July 19, 2017 -- Full Audio

Jul 20, 2017

WHQR, StarNews, and WWAY sponsored a public forum at Odell Williamson Auditorium to explore persistent questions about the fluorochemical load in the Cape Fear River -- which is much of southeastern North Carolina's drinnking water supply.

Moderators: Vince Winkel of WHQR, Adam Wagner of the StarNews, and Amanda Fitzpatrick of WWAY. 

Panelists included: 

Sheila Holman, Assistant Secretary, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality

Detlef Knappe, Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Professor at NC State and Author of GenX study

Larry Cahoon, Biological oceanography Professor, UNCW

Susanne Brander, Aquatic Toxicology / Environmental Endocrinology Assistant Professor, UNCW

Kemp Burdette, Cape Fear Riverkeeper

Daniel Wilson, Executive Director, NC Rural Water Association

John Nichols, Director, Brunswick County Public Utilities

Randy Thompson, Vice Chairman, Brunswick County Board of Commissioners

David Stanley, Brunswick County Health and Human Services Director