Chemours, Gen X and the Cape Fear River

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May 4, 2018. Fayetteville, North Carolina.<br />
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Orrion Hill holds a dead snake at the William O Huske Dam, which is just downstream from the Chemours plant that has been dumping GenX into the Cape Fear River or years. <br />
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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 manufacturing. Chemours has been accused of dumping large quantities of GenX into the Cape Fear River and polluting the water supply of city's down river and allowing GenX to leak into local aquifers.