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| Rep. John Szoka, 45th NC House District Cumberland County, North Carolina Important Community Meeting Information Below I wanted to make certain that my constituents were aware of the upcoming meeting DEQ has scheduled. The details are below along with more information. The DEQ links to their websites have the “latest” updates and news regarding GenX and worth your time to review periodically. I will be attending the meeting, hope to see you there. John Szoka Click this link to visit my NCGA Website. |
DEQ hosting community information meeting July 26 in Fayetteville to discuss updates related to GenX and Chemours’ Fayetteville Works facility
When: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Schedule: 5:30 pm Registration Meeting Begins: 6 pm Where: Crown Theatre / Crown Complex –1960 Coliseum Drive, Fayetteville
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host an in-person community information meeting on Tuesday, July 26, at the Crown Theatre, located in the Crown Complex at 1960 Coliseum Drive in Fayetteville to share information and answer questions about how the Environmental Protection Agency’s newly released, lower health advisory for GenX impacts private drinking water well sampling in Bladen, Cumberland, Robeson and Sampson counties. Along with well sampling information, DEQ’s air, water and waste management divisions will provide additional updates. Officials from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services will provide an overview about potential health effects and ways to reduce exposure. DEQ estimates more than 1700 additional private well users will now be eligible for whole-building filtration or connection to a public water supply.
If you live near Chemours’ Fayetteville Works facility: Call Chemours at (910) 678-1101 to have your drinking water well sampled or for more information. Information for residents in Bladen, Cumberland, Robeson and Sampson counties can be found at: https://deq.nc.gov/news/key-issues/genx-investigation/genx-information-residents. # # #