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Residents’ frustration grows at slow progress to address PFAS pollution in their water

By Will Atwater Pender County resident Sharon Mathis recently had her well water tested for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and she’s not happy with the results.  Mathis is one of thousands of local residents worried about contamination from the chemicals, which had been released by the nearby Chemours plant.  She now has a double hardship. […]