The beauty of North Carolina’s lakes and rivers is being threatened by a group of human-made chemicals, known as PFAS, including GenX.

What are PFAS?

To understand the extent of PFAS contamination across the state, the North Carolina General Assembly funded a statewide research study.

Learn about the study

This study is a collaboration among universities to document the presence of PFAS and understand its impacts on the environment and our health.

Meet the research team