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    GenX Wake-up Call, Legislative Snooze Button

    …what might have happened regarding GenX had it not been reported in the media. DEQ knew researchers had identified the GenX in the Cape Fear as early as June 2015,…

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    Deadline Here for GenX Emissions Cut

    …emissions play in fluorochemical contamination of groundwater, including about 160 private wells where tests have shown GenX at levels exceeding the state’s 140-parts-per-trillion provisional health goal. GenX and other fluorochemicals…

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    Limited GenX Data, Public Messaging At Issue

    …state science panel this week approved a plan to deal with some of the thornier issues rising from the release of studies showing elevated levels of GenX in the Cape…

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    DEQ Reviews GenX Timeline with CRC

    …of GenX dropped, but not to zero, and would often spike. “We were continuing to understand where GenX was coming from,” she said. “Not only was the department, but also…

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    GenX Pollution: What Happened? And When?

    …disease, pregnancy related high blood pressure (known as pre-eclampsia) and other ailments, said East Carolina University toxicologist Jamie DeWitt, who has studied GenX. Chemours for years has heralded GenX as…

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    New Questions As GenX Debate Continues

    …the Chemours plant that produces GenX and other compounds, DEQ officials detailed another significant increase in GenX levels in the Cape Fear River from sampling near the plant after a…

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    2018 Dominated by GenX, Florence, Election

    GenX bill that would have included additional funding for DEQ. New test results shows spikes in GenX levels after heavy rains in December 2017. In public hearings, DEQ officials detailed…

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    What Will GenX Health Studies Reveal?

    …think this is the first GenX study (on humans) because no one was thinking about GenX until last year,” said Hoppin, deputy director of the Center for Human Health and…

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    New Data Could Lower GenX Health Goal

    …conversion that simplifies comparisons to the concentration of GenX that North Carolina considers safe in drinking water. GenX contamination surfaced as a public health issue in June 2017, following media…

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    GenX In Homes: 300 Join Health Effects Study

    …spun off Chemours as a separate company, have made GenX commercially there since 2009. The companies have used GenX and the substance it replaced, C8, to make a number of…