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People Are Buying Houses Unaware of 'Forever Chemicals' in Their Well Water [northcarolinahealthnews.org]

 

By Greg Barnes, North Carolina Health News, January 6, 2020

No one told Army veteran Carter Bryant about groundwater contamination near the Chemours Fayetteville Works plant when he bought a home there in July.

Bryant said he knew almost nothing about GenX and other per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — commonly known as PFAS or “forever chemicals” — before he and his family moved in.

About two months later, Bryant said, he received a notice from Chemours stating that contaminants in his home’s well water exceed the level North Carolina considers safe to drink.

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