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EPA asked to address GenX, other compounds
EPA asked to address GenX, other compoundsState and local officials and representatives of environmental groups asked the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to take a stronger role in dealing with potentially harmful compounds such as ...read more
Source: The Fayetteville Observer
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:40:00 GMT
EPA gets earful from Cumberland residents on GenX
EPA gets earful from Cumberland residents on GenXFayetteville, N.C. — Cumberland County residents sounded off to state and federal environmental officials Tuesday over their concerns about GenX and other unregulated chemical compounds. Chemours, a c...read more
Source: WRAL
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:13:00 GMT
Residents to EPA: Do more about GenX, PFAS
Residents to EPA: Do more about GenX, PFASFAYETTEVILLE — Willie Williams of Gray's Creek drives a school bus in his retirement, looking back in the mirror and wondering whether the children who ride it will live as long as he has, a thought s...read more
Source: Star-News
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:48:00 GMT
EPA hosts forum on GenX, other compounds in Fayetteville
EPA hosts forum on GenX, other compounds in FayettevilleThe Environmental Protection Agency met Tuesday with residents affected by a category of chemicals, including GenX, found in the Cape Fear River. Those residents included Emily Donovan, co-founder of ...read more
Source: WBTV
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:52:00 GMT
EPA discusses possible regulations on toxic chemicals in drinking water
EPA discusses possible regulations on toxic chemicals in drinking waterThe EPA held an all-day summit in Fayetteville Tuesday talking about chemical compounds like GenX in drinking water. The EPA has brought together experts and key regulators to share what has been in d...read more
Source: WWAY TV
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:58:00 GMT
Opinion Roundup: What to expect from GenX meeting, myth of school choice, voting rights and more
Opinion Roundup: What to expect from GenX meeting, myth of school choice, voting rights and moreMonday, Aug. 13, 2018-- A round up of opinion, commentary and analysis on: What to expect from Tuesday’s EPA event on GenX, Board of Elections backs AG's office in constitutional amendments case, the ...read more
Source: WRAL
Published on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 06:26:00 GMT
Life in the PFAS lane
Life in the PFAS laneLIFE IN THE PFAS LANE: EPA is holding another all-day PFAS engagement meeting this morning — this time in Fayetteville, N.C., where agency officials will hear about the state waterways suffering from ...read more
Source: Politico
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:30:00 GMT
Chemours cutting off bottled water for hundreds of families
Chemours cutting off bottled water for hundreds of familiesChemours will stop providing bottled water to residents whose wells have GenX levels below the state’s current threshold for what's considered safe. The move means hundreds of families with lesser lev...read more
Source: The Fayetteville Observer
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:38:00 GMT
Miami firm purchases Newport resort community for $10.2 million
Miami firm purchases Newport resort community for $10.2 millionThe development is intended to total 152 units on 124 acres along Narragansett Bay. Mark McClure, the managing director of GenX Capital Partners, the firm that bought the Newport Beach Club along with ...read more
Source: The Providence Journal
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:58:00 GMT
What to expect from Tuesday's EPA event on GenX, other chemicals
What to expect from Tuesday's EPA event on GenX, other chemicalsFAYETTEVILLE -- In its effort to determine what steps to take on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), the Environmental Protection Agency will visit Fayetteville on Tuesday. The all-day event w...read more
Source: Star-News
Published on Sun, 12 Aug 2018 06:45:00 GMT
Are toxic chemicals in our drinking water? Statewide testing should let us know.
Are toxic chemicals in our drinking water? Statewide testing should let us know.North Carolina’s leading university science researchers will try to find out if water supplies in the state have been contaminated with toxic compounds like GenX, an unregulated chemical discovered in ...read more
Source: The News & Observer
Published on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 12:52:00 GMT