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Agreement promises investigation of industrial pollution in North Carolina river

In the last week, on behalf of the Haw River Assembly, SELC finalized a memorandum of agreement with the City of Burlington, North Carolina, in which the city agreed to investigate the sources of industrial chemicals in the city’s wastewater discharg...

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Haw River Assembly and City of Burlington Agree to PFAS and 1,4-dioxane Investigation

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—The Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of the Haw River Assembly, finalized a memorandum of agreement with the City of Burlington in which the city agreed to investigate the sources of per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS)...

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Court approves agreement for 99% reduction of Chemours’ chemical water pollution

A state court just approved an agreement detailing the next steps under a consent order SELC negotiated to stop Chemours from discharging 99 percent of its GenX and other PFAS pollution into the Cape Fear River— the source of drinking water for Wilmi...

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99% reduction of Chemours’ PFAS pollution agreement approved

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—A state court today approved an agreement that details the next steps under a consent order negotiated by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Cape Fear River Watch with the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality...

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