LEGAL NOTICES & LETTERS OF INTENT TO SUE / SUSPEND PERMIT

NOTE: 60-day notices are required to sue under the Clean Water Act; 90-day notices are required to sue under Resource Conservation & Recovery Act

SUMMONS / SUBPOENAS

  • August 22, 2017: Federal-subpoena-to-DEQ to appear before grand jury with all documents relating to GenX etc.
  • Sept. 25, 2017: NC DOJ on behalf of NC DEQ Summons to Chemours to appear in court

DEQ MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER & COURT RESPONSE

LAWSUITS

  • Oct. 3, 2017: New Hanover County resident Brent Nix files Class Action lawsuit on behalf of all other similarly situated
  • Oct. 16, 2017:  CFPUA sends letter of intent to file for violations of Clean Water Act (60 days notice given August 3, 2017)
  • Oct. 20, 2017: Brunswick County resident Roger Morton files Class Action lawsuit on behalf of all others similarly situated
  • Oct. 23, 2017: Leland resident Victoria Carey files Class Action lawsuit on behalf of all others similarly situated after testing her water heater and finding high levels of GenX 
  • Oct. 31, 2017: Brunswick County announces it has filed lawsuit suit against Chemours

OTHER LEGAL DOCUMENTS & HISTORY

CHEMOURS RESPONSE TO DEQ LEGAL ACTIONS: 

CHEMOURS PERMITS:

FILINGS BY DUPONT/CHEMOURS REQUIRED BY TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT:

  • Industry is required to file reports to EPA if they find "unreasonable risk to health or to the environment" in unregulated contaminants; Here are DuPont/Chemours filings:  https://adobe.ly/2xFbn6X

HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE MEETINGS ON NC RIVER WATER QUALITY PRESENTATIONS::

  • Link to presentations for both meetings (Sept 28 and Oct. 26) found HERE

FEDERAL LAWS RELATING TO UNREGULATED and EMERGING CONTAMINANTS:

DHHS RISK Assessments:

DEQ GenX Investigation

CFPUA: