May 5, 2018. Riegelwood, North Carolina.
A cypress tree along the edge of the Cape Fear River at Lock and Dam #1. Lock and Dam #1, located about 30 miles north of the Wilmington and 50 miles south of the Chemours plant, is where the city's intake pipes for their drinking water are.
The Chemours Company, a spin off from DuPont, manufactures many chemicals at its plant in Fayetteville, NC. One of these, commonly referred to as GenX, is part of the process of teflon...more »