News release from CFPUA:
1. The CFPUA Board of Directors held a special meeting today to discuss action items for CFPUA process enhancements following CFPUA’s involvement in the NCSU study. These recommendations are a follow up to the review discussed at last Thursday’s Board meeting.
Following are CFPUA staff recommendations for immediate process enhancements to ensure customers can easily reach information about the water supply, and to ensure water quality information is properly managed:
Executive Director Jim Flechtner, at direction from the Board, will begin developing draft policies for each recommendation. Draft policies are expected to be brought before the Board during the regularly scheduled August Board meeting.
The Board also discussed the following objectives for process enhancement, for which the Board will create policies and protocols:
A copy of the review, the presentation from Thursday’s meeting, and a full timeline of actions taken by CFPUA are available here. The Board continues its commitment to transparency through this process.
2. On Friday, CFPUA environmental counsel sent a letter to DEQ Secretary Michael Regan highlighting two documents of concern discovered during a review of documents from a public records request. These documents raise questions regarding the accuracy of data used in the issuance of Chemours’ permit. CFPUA has asked DEQ for clarification on this matter. The letter to Sec. Regan asked for further clarification and explanation on these two documents. A copy of the letter is available here.
3. CFPUA encourages the public to check our website and social media channels for updates as this continues to unfold. We are committed to transparency, and we look forward to continuing our partnership with you through the duration of this process.