Three women are standing in a room. The women in the center is dressed in a purple t-shirt and tie-dye decorated pants. She is also holding a microphone in her right hand and several sheets of paper in her left.

Pender County resident Sharon Mathis’ well water is contaminated with PFAS at a rate of 6.9 parts per trillion. However, the pollution level must reach 10 ppt, which is the EPA health advisory threshold, in order to qualify for remediation assistance as mandated by the consent order between Chemours, DEQ and Cape Fear River Watch. Credit: Will Atwater

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