Chemours recently reported to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality that concentrations of GenX in the Cape Fear River, near the outfall pipe from its Fayetteville plant, spiked to 2,400 ppt at the end of October.

The news of elevated GenX levels came more than a week after regulators moved to revoke Chemours’ right to discharge process wastewater from its Fayetteville plant. They claimed the company failed to report a separate early-October release of GenX into the river which caused levels of the chemical to spike to 3,700 ppt.

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