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Smith reports on scientists who are documenting an array of chemicals, including mercury, in the Lower Cape Fear region that pose human health and environmental concerns.
In June 2017, an industrial chemical called GenX was identified in drinking water drawn from the Cape Fear River in the Wilmington area of North Carolina. State officials have found GenX in private wells near the plant, as well as at several other locations, at varying concentrations. With increasing public concern, researchers are studying the effects of the chemical on human health.