Category: Public Health

May 14, 2018: Below is the text of a letter I emailed to Malec Brothers this afternoon: (click here to view as a PDF) David Smith, Head of Procurement Malec Brothers Dear Mr. Smith, As a point of introduction, I represent …

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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 …

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The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted two resolutions concerning water quality at its August 21, 2017 meeting. The first resolution, which can be viewed here, calls upon the state to prevent the discharge of contaminants into our waterways …

Brunswick County Adopts Resolutions on Water Quality; Presented to Governor Cooper, Legislative Leaders Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Chemours Announces Voluntary Actions to Respond to North Carolina Community Read More »

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 20 Update on GenX and Brunswick County Read More »

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 www.brunswickcountync.gov/genx. BOLIVIA, N.C.  (June 19, 2017) — As the N.C. Department …

June 19 Update on GenX and Brunswick County Read More »

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 …

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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 Health Update on GenX – June 16, 2017 Read More »