Category: Environment

Low-Pressure Reverse Osmosis Pilot Unit Arrives at Northwest Water Treatment Plant

February 15, 2018 — Brunswick County Public Utilities and CDM Smith are proceeding with plans to test the effectiveness of a Low-Pressure Reverse Osmosis (LPRO) treatment system at the Northwest Water Treatment Plant, with the delivery of a scaled-down pilot

Statement Following Meeting with Governor Cooper, Cabinet Secretaries, Local Leaders Regarding GenX

BOLIVIA, NC – Frank Williams, Chairman of the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners, released the following statement following this morning’s meeting with Governor Roy Cooper: “This morning, I joined a bipartisan group of State Legislators and leaders from neighboring counties

Chemours Announces Voluntary Actions to Respond to North Carolina Community

Note: the following press release distributed by The Chemours Company is being published here in its entirety. This release was written by Chemours, not Brunswick County or any other government entity. Wilmington, Del., June 20, 2017 – The Chemours Company

June 20 Update on GenX and Brunswick County

BOLIVIA, N.C. — Local and state officials continue working to gather additional information about the presence of GenX in the Cape Fear River, while at the same time working to stop the discharge of the chemical.   At its June

June 19 Update on GenX and Brunswick County

Please note: This and other information about GenX and Brunswick County – including an FAQ that is updated as we receive new information – can be found online at BOLIVIA, N.C.  (June 19, 2017) — As the N.C. Department

Full Video: Press Conference Following Chemours Meeting on June 15, 2017

Summary of Meeting with Chemours Regarding GenX

Click here to sign up for my e-newsletter. On Thursday, June 15, 2017, I joined with leaders from other jurisdictions in southeastern North Carolina, as well as state officials, at a meeting with Chemours, the company that produces the compound

EPA Health Update on GenX – June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017: DHHS is continuing to work with EPA and reviewing all available science to provide partners and the public with the most current health risk information for GenX. This includes continuing to refine and update the health screening

EPA Statement on GenX

From the Environmental Protection Agency: “EPA is committed to protecting public health and supporting states and public water systems as the appropriate steps to address the presence of GenX in drinking water are determined.  Under the Safe Drinking Water Act,

EPA, N.C. DEQ and Multistate Trust to Hold Public Availability Sessions and Public Meeting about Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa. on June 20, 2017

NAVASSA (June 16, 2017) — Federal and state officials together with Multistate Trust representatives will hold public availability sessions and a public meeting on June 20, 2017, to answer questions about the former Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation Superfund Site in Navassa,