Cape Fear


ChemOurs vs. ChemYours

BY: - December 4, 2023

EPA could toughen GenX standards: Here’s why and how you can comment

BY: - November 20, 2018

More people living near the Chemours chemical plant in southeastern North Carolina could qualify for alternate water supplies if the EPA's initial findings on the toxicity of GenX, released last week, are finalized. The basis for the potential switch is the EPA's draft report proposing a chronic reference dose for GenX that translates to a health goal of 110 parts per trillion in drinking water.

North Carolina’s river basins would appreciate it if we stopped polluting them

BY: - November 22, 2016

    Rivers and streams in the Cape Fear River Basin in eastern North Carolina rank No. 1 in amounts of No. 2. A new report from the state Division of Water Resources shows that the waterways in this basin have elevated amounts of fecal coliform — bacteria from animal and/or human waste.  That’s to be expected, since the 9,164-square-mile basin […]