Billy Locklear, from Robeson County, brings his tackle box to the shores of the Cape Fear River at the William O. Huske Lock and Dam in 2004. A Chemours Co. plant near Fayetteville has admitted to dumping GenX into the river that provides the drinking water for much of southeastern North Carolina.
Billy Locklear, from Robeson County, brings his tackle box to the shores of the Cape Fear River at the William O. Huske Lock and Dam in 2004. A Chemours Co. plant near Fayetteville has admitted to dumping GenX into the river that provides the drinking water for much of southeastern North Carolina. MARC HALL AP
Billy Locklear, from Robeson County, brings his tackle box to the shores of the Cape Fear River at the William O. Huske Lock and Dam in 2004. A Chemours Co. plant near Fayetteville has admitted to dumping GenX into the river that provides the drinking water for much of southeastern North Carolina. MARC HALL AP

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