Government Watchdogs



2015

DuPont reports GenX, PFAS chemicals in water

DuPont Fayetteville Works' 2015 annual report to government officials, showing their 2014 data, specified repeatedly that chemicals in the "acid fluoride family" were being transferred to water (via the scrubbers) at their Fluorochemicals Plant, resulting in PFAS pollutants (PFAAs, fluorocarbons, GenX and PFAS chemicals) in the wastewater discharged to the Cape Fear River. The Cape Fear River is a source of drinking water for Wilmington and many other downstream communities. DuPont's report was submitted to North Carolina government officials during the first half of 2015.

Several pages from DuPont's report have been highlighted below. They show acid fluoride chemicals transferred to the wastewater via DuPont's scrubbers, resulting in GenX and PFAS chemical pollutants being discharged from their Fluorochemicals Plant near Fayetteville, NC. (Highlights and comments in color, shown below, made by T. McKinney on November 1, 2019.)

DuPont's report submitted to government officials in 2015 (showing 2014 data): Report (pdf file).




Shown below is page 107 of the report (pdf file):

(The report was submitted to government officials in 2015.)

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Shown below is page 133 of the report (pdf file):

(The report was submitted to government officials in 2015.)

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Shown below is page 140 of the repot (pdf file):

(The report was submitted to government officials in 2015.)

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