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Posted inEnvironmental Health

Another release of a toxic substance causes alarm in the Cape Fear River basin

By Greg Barnes Another release of the likely carcinogen 1,4 dioxane was detected at a Greensboro wastewater treatment plant. Unlike a similar incident in 2019, this time the city quickly notified water utilities for Pittsboro, Fayetteville, Wilmington, Cary and other downstream municipalities. On June 30, two samples taken from effluent at Greensboro’s T.Z. Osborne wastewater […]