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DEQ requires municipalities to test for PFAS, 1,4 dioxane in Cape Fear River basin

By Greg Barnes The state Department of Environmental Quality will require 25 municipalities in the Cape Fear River Basin to begin monthly monitoring this summer for unregulated but potentially cancer-causing chemicals known as emerging contaminants. The DEQ’s Division of Water Resources recently sent letters to municipalities in the basin with pretreatment wastewater programs, saying monitoring […]