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“The Department of Environmental Quality authorized a groundwater treatment system permit in September for Chemours to treat water at its Fayetteville Works site to reduce PFAS contamination.

The permit accounted for public feedback that demanded more strict filtration requirements for the groundwater Chemours releases into the Cape Fear River.

Chemours sued DEQ over the permit, claiming it’s not feasible for the company to bring their levels of PFAS contamination below the new limit of 99.9% reduction.

Geoff Gisler is an attorney for the Southern Environmental Law Center, which is representing Cape Fear River Watch in this case. He said they are disputing Chemours’ claim that those levels are unreasonable.” …