Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances

The Social Discovery of a Class of Emerging Contaminants

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Suspected contamination source: DuPont’s Fayetteville Works (WRAL, 2006)

As of 2006, DuPont’s Fayetteville plant is the only American site producing the chemical perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA (Montgomery, 2006).

Additional Resources

Proposed Standards in NC Substantially Weaker Than Health Guidance in Other States (2010)

Results of an Occupational Serum Sampling study for Fayetteville Works, Fayetteville, North Carolina with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

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