North Carolina Court Accepts Chemours’ Tighter PFAS Controls (1)

Oct. 12, 2020, 10:57 PMUpdated: Oct. 13, 2020, 1:29 PM

A North Carolina court has accepted changes to a cleanup plan that call for further steps to prevent PFAS contamination from a Chemours facility in Fayetteville.

Chemours will have to treat or stop groundwater seepage and stormwater runoff that’s still impacting the Cape Fear River under a consent order approved Monday by the state Superior Court for Bladen County. The plan builds on a February 2019 agreement and had support from the company, some environmental groups, and state regulators.

DuPont and, later, Chemours manufactured types of PFAS, or “forever chemicals,” called C8 and GenX at its Fayetteville Works facility and ...

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