Chemours ordered to provide more water to well owners

first_img00:00 00:00 html5: Video file not found spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave Settings SOUTHEASTERN, NC (PRESS RELEASE) — State officials have directed Chemours to provide bottled water to seven more well owners near the company’s Fayetteville Works facility after the most recent preliminary test results show GenX above the state health goal in residential drinking wells.This brings to 26 the total number of residential well owners living near Chemours’ Fayetteville Works facility who are now receiving bottled water because of GenX detections above the provisional state health goal of 140 parts per trillion. Last week, the state directed Chemours to provide bottled water to eight well owners. – Advertisement – Earlier this month, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality directed the company to provide 11 well owners with bottled water.The state and Chemours have sampled 85 drinking water wells, and data from tests conducted last week is arriving and being analyzed by DEQ staff. Testing of residential wells by Chemours and the state started soon after GenX was detected in 13 industrial, non-drinking water wells on the facility’s property.For more information about the state’s ongoing testing and investigation of fluorinated compounds, click here.last_img read more