Town of Ocean Isle Beach
Chemours News Release: Additional Measures Will Eliminate Byproduct GenX Wastewater Emissions From Fayetteville Site
Posted on Wednesday June 21, 2017
Chemours Announces Voluntary Actions to Respond to North Carolina Community
June 20, 2017
Additional Measures Will Eliminate Byproduct GenX Wastewater Emissions From Fayetteville Site in North Carolina

Wilmington, Del., June 20, 2017 – The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC) today announced that it will capture, remove, and safely dispose of wastewater that contains the byproduct GenX generated from fluoromonomers production at its manufacturing plant in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Trace GenX amounts in the Cape Fear River to date have been well below the health screening level announced by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on June 12, 2017, and the company continues to believe that emissions from its Fayetteville facility have not impacted the safety of drinking water.  However, Chemours will take these additional steps, embracing its role as a significant employer and member of the community. The capture and removal of this wastewater will commence on June 21, 2017. This action complements the abatement technology already put in place at the Fayetteville site in 2013.

Chemours will continue to work closely with local and state officials to answer questions, provide information as needed, and determine next steps.  As a new company, Chemours is built on a culture of safety and sustainability and will continue its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint.    

About The Chemours Company

The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) helps create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.  Chemours is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations.  Chemours ingredients are found in plastics and coatings, refrigeration and air conditioning, mining and general industrial manufacturing.  Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™, Krytox™, Viton™, Opteon™, Freon™ and Nafion™.  Chemours has approximately 7,000 employees and 26 manufacturing sites serving approximately 4,000 customers in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe.  Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.  For more information please visit

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