EPA Administrator Michael Regan announces $2 billion for small water systems to address PFAS contamination, $62 million for NC

BY: - February 14, 2023

The water tower is the tallest structure in Maysville, a landmark to nudge visitors from US Highway 17 to Main Street, the heart of this small Jones County town. More than 70,000 gallons of water flowed each day from the tower, when four years ago, Lee Ferguson sampled the drinking water. “We were caught off […]

State budget, new scientific tests shine a light on NC’s growing drinking water pollution problem

BY: - May 31, 2019

PFAS contamination found in both and Jones and Orange counties Maysville, which sits on the rim of the Croatan National Forest, is home to 1,000 people — about half of whom rely on the town’s sole drinking water well. And that well, according to a brief sentence in the both the House and Senate versions of the state budget, is contaminated.