Cape Fear River


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Cape Fear River

A river rising in central North Carolina and flowing about 320 km (200 mi) southeast to the Atlantic Ocean north of Cape Fear.
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Noun1.Cape Fear River - a river in North Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Fear
NC, North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State - a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
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Duke also operates the Brunswick Nuclear Plant near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. The company said it would safely shut down the plant's twin nuclear reactors at least two hours prior to the arrival of any hurricane force winds.
In June 2017, local health departments asked the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) to provide health information and guidance regarding 2,3,3,3,-tetrafluoro-2-(1,1,2,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropoxy)-propanoate (GenX) and other per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that had been detected in the Cape Fear River, an important drinking water source (1).
Fayetteville is in the Sandhills in the western part of the Coastal Plain region, on the Cape Fear River.
They've been found in public wells in Bucks and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania and along the Cape Fear River in North Carolina.
The proposed consent order is between DEQ, Cape Fear River Watch and Chemours.
16 but was redeployed to Riegelwood, an unincorporated community closer to the coastline and near the Cape Fear River, which overflowed its banks because of the hurricane.
TheUniversity of Oklahoma's Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching radar staff set up a mobile radar on the shoulder of Interstate 140 on the Cape Fear River bridge west of Wilmington,North Carolina, when the storm made landfall.
Duke has not yet determined whether the weir that drains the lake was open or if contamination may have gone into the Cape Fear River, the report notes.
The Cape Fear River has already risen to 25 feet above flood stage according to the National Weather Service.
The city took a direct hit when Florence plowed into the state as a hurricane on Friday and has been largely cut off since then due to storm surges and flooding from the Cape Fear River.
The city, which took a direct hit when Florence plowed into the state as a hurricane on Friday, has been largely cut off since then due to storm surges and flooding from the Cape Fear River.

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