Category: News

Resolution Requesting the Installation of a Stoplight at the Intersection of Old Fayetteville Road and Lanvale Road in Leland

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the following resolution at its regular meeting on Monday, June 19, 2017. Click here to view the signed resolution as a PDF. RESOLUTION REQUESTING INSTALLATION OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT THE INTERSECTION

Posted in Education, News, Public Safety, Transportation

Moody’s affirms Brunswick County’s GO bond rating at Aa2

BOLIVIA, N.C. – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed both Brunswick County’s Aa2 general obligation bond rating and the county’s Aa3 rating on lease-backed debt, assigning the county a positive outlook. The ratings announcement from Moody’s notes Brunswick County’s “historically solid

Posted in County Budget & Finances, News

Chemours Announces Voluntary Actions to Respond to North Carolina Community

Note: the following press release distributed by The Chemours Company is being published here in its entirety. This release was written by Chemours, not Brunswick County or any other government entity. Wilmington, Del., June 20, 2017 – The Chemours Company

Posted in Environment, News, Public Health, Utilities

June 20 Update on GenX and Brunswick County

BOLIVIA, N.C. — Local and state officials continue working to gather additional information about the presence of GenX in the Cape Fear River, while at the same time working to stop the discharge of the chemical.   At its June

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June 19 Update on GenX and Brunswick County

Please note: This and other information about GenX and Brunswick County – including an FAQ that is updated as we receive new information – can be found online at BOLIVIA, N.C.  (June 19, 2017) — As the N.C. Department

Posted in Environment, News, Public Health, Utilities

Full Video: Press Conference Following Chemours Meeting on June 15, 2017

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Summary of Meeting with Chemours Regarding GenX

Click here to sign up for my e-newsletter. On Thursday, June 15, 2017, I joined with leaders from other jurisdictions in southeastern North Carolina, as well as state officials, at a meeting with Chemours, the company that produces the compound

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EPA Health Update on GenX – June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017: DHHS is continuing to work with EPA and reviewing all available science to provide partners and the public with the most current health risk information for GenX. This includes continuing to refine and update the health screening

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EPA Statement on GenX

From the Environmental Protection Agency: “EPA is committed to protecting public health and supporting states and public water systems as the appropriate steps to address the presence of GenX in drinking water are determined.  Under the Safe Drinking Water Act,

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EPA, N.C. DEQ and Multistate Trust to Hold Public Availability Sessions and Public Meeting about Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa. on June 20, 2017

NAVASSA (June 16, 2017) — Federal and state officials together with Multistate Trust representatives will hold public availability sessions and a public meeting on June 20, 2017, to answer questions about the former Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation Superfund Site in Navassa,

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