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N.C. Policy Collaboratory Launches New Statewide Study on GenX with $5 Million State Appropriation

August 1, 2018

The North Carolina Policy Collaboratory received a new $5,013,000 million appropriation from the N.C. General Assembly as part of the State budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year to conduct baseline water quality testing for a set of chemicals classified as Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) that include GenX.

EFC Launches Leaders in Environment and Finance (LEAF) Fellowship

June 18, 2018

The NC Policy Collaboratory is funding the LEAF Fellowship from the Environmental Finance Center to support research in everything from information science to city planning to environmental science.

In the News: Collaboratory Studies: Better GenX Detection

May 9, 2018

At a recent Collaboratory Advisory Board meeting several faculty members outlined their research projects as part of the Collaboratory’s Emerging Contaminants Initiative.

In the News: Policy Collaboratory Moves Into New Phase

April 30, 2018

At a recent legislative oversight committee meeting, leadership of the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory provided an update on the organization’s work and briefed the committee on the ongoing research underway across the state.

Collaboratory Grants Will Support GenX Research in North Carolina

April 9, 2018

The North Carolina Policy Collaboratory has awarded $430,000 in grants for three research projects to address emerging contaminants in North Carolina, including GenX, a potentially toxic industrial compound that has been detected in the Cape Fear River.