RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is ordering significant additional actions by Chemours to prevent PFAS pollution from entering the Cape Fear River as the next phase of the ongoing cleanup of the contamination at the Fayetteville Works Site.  These actions address more than 90% of the PFAS entering the Cape Fear…

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RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission will meet virtually on Tuesday, August 11. The meetings will begin at 10 a.m. The public may join the meeting by computer or phone. Who:       Oil and Gas Commission Meeting When:     10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tuesday, August 11 Where:    Virtual meeting address:                  https://ncdenrits.webex.com/ncdenrits/j.php?MTID=m3fcd78706fb68f23ccab449b9c6eb0be Meeting…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Hazardous Waste Section has scheduled an in-person public hearing for the issuance of a hazardous waste renewal permit for corrective action at the former DuPont Brevard facility on Friday, Aug. 7. The original hearing scheduled in April was canceled based on current guidance to minimize the…

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RALEIGH, N.C. – The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will meet on Monday, August 3, via WebEx to discuss public comments on hexavalent chromium and mammalian toxicology studies related to standard setting on GenX. WHAT:        North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board MeetingWHEN:        Monday, August 3, at 10 a.m.   To listen via online WebEx: Link to Online…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — On July 8 by the State Water Infrastructure Authority approved $194 million in loans and grants to help pay for 54 drinking water and wastewater projects. The authority is an independent body with primary responsibility for awarding federal and state funding for water and wastewater infrastructure projects. Other responsibilities include developing a state…

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RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host a community information session by web conference on Tuesday, August 4, about current actions to prevent and remediate PFAS contamination at the Chemours Fayetteville Works Facility. The public is invited to participate by phone or online. Topics will include updates on actions…

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RALEIGH, N.C. – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Water Resources (Division) has denied a buffer authorization request by the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority (RDUAA) for a proposed enhanced security perimeter fence. A buffer authorization would allow for impacts within a North Carolina protected riparian buffer. After reviewing the application and additional information…

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management (DCM) will host a public meeting by web conference on Thursday, July 23 at 10 a.m. DCM is seeking public comment on its application for funding of the Currituck Banks Reserve Boardwalk – Replacement of Decking Boards by the Public Beach and…

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