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North Carolina Tightens Chemours Chemical Cleanup Order

Feb. 20, 2019, 8:31 PM

North Carolina has further tightened its toxic pollution control requirements for Chemours’ facility in Fayetteville.

Additional pollution control and reporting requirements are being imposed on the company in a deal reached with regulators and environmental groups, following a review of public comments.

The agreement, filed Feb. 20 in North Carolina’s Bladen County Superior Court, would settle a lawsuit against the company filed by the state and Cape Fear River Watch over water quality violations.

Discharges of GenX and other chemicals of concern into the Cape Fear River have led to a state and federal investigation and several ...