North Carolina Orders More PFAS Controls From Chemours (1)

Aug. 13, 2020, 9:13 PM; Updated: Aug. 13, 2020, 10:57 PM

North Carolina wants to make the Chemours Co. take a number of additional steps to prevent PFAS contamination from its Fayetteville facility.

The state Department of Environmental Quality released an order Thursday that would require the company to treat or stop groundwater seepage and stormwater runoff that is still impacting the Cape Fear River. The plan would build on a February 2019 consent decree and requires state Superior Court approval.

North Carolina has previously ordered Chemours to stop processing wastewater discharges from its facility, and slash its air emissions by installing a thermal oxidizer, which decomposes hazardous gases at high ...

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