ASTSWMO Webinar on GenX and related PFAS in North Carolina

On Thursday, November 5th from 1:00 – 2:30 pm (eastern time), the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) will hold a webinar on GenX and related PFAS in North Carolina, as part of the RCRA webinar series. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has been working to assess and mitigate PFAS emissions from the Chemours facility in Fayetteville, NC, for several years. PFAS compounds were first discovered in the Cape Fear River by EPA researchers. Various PFAS compounds, including HFPO Dimer Acid, or “GenX,” have since been discovered in surface water, rain, soil, sediment, fish, foam on surface water, and in private drinking water wells more than 12 miles from the facility.  Join staff from the NC DEQ to learn more about the PFAS investigation in the area and how impacted resources are being addressed to protect human health and the environment. Register for the webinar here.