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March 2022

North Carolina researchers have a new, tiny, and far more effective weapon to fight PFAS

  • 2 March 2022
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WHQR | By Kelly Kenoyer
Published February 17, 2022 at 5:09 PM EST

Scientists at the NC Policy Collaboratory have developed a new PFAS filtering technology that’s particularly good at removing GenX from drinking water.
There's a new sheriff in town to fight the emerging contaminants in the Cape Fear River.

State to test for 37 ad­di­tional chemicals in public drinking water

  • 8 March 2022
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Newburgh leaders helped pass a state law they said can prevent other communities from going through what they did in 2016, when the area’s tap water was suddenly deemed undrinkable.

Fifty-year Newburgh resident and Ward 3 Councilman Bob Sklarz is awaiting results of his second blood test for levels of PFAS chemicals.

Tidal Vision Says Its Crab Shell-Derived Solution Is A Cleaner Way To Treat Wastewater

  • 23 March 2022
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Treatment plants in the United States process about 34 billion gallons of wastewater every day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. But conventional treatment products that contain metals like aluminum and iron can cause their own problems with the “cleaned” water that’s discharged, says a Washington state company called Tidal Vision.