CMPD OFFERS $10,000 REWARD FOR PCB DUMPING INFORMATION - myfoxcarolinas.com

CMPD OFFERS $10,000 REWARD FOR PCB DUMPING INFORMATION

Posted: Updated:
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Gov. Chris Christie Helps Tom Tillis In Senate Race

    Gov. Chris Christie Helps Tom Tillis In Senate Race

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:08:22 GMT
    North Carolina Senate candidate Tom Tillis and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met up on the campaign trail this morning in Wilmington NC.  
    North Carolina Senate candidate Tom Tillis and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met up on the campaign trail this morning in Wilmington NC.  
  • Yo Mamas: My Life Is Speeding By

    Yo Mamas: My Life Is Speeding By

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:05:18 GMT
    Ever feel like your life is just passing you by? Everything is going way too fast? 
    Ever feel like your life is just passing you by? Everything is going way too fast? 
  • Trending in Hollywood

    Trending in Hollywood

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-09-16 04:23:57 GMT
    Katy Perry and Taylor Swift feuding (and it's not over John Mayer!), Beyonce pregnancy rumors, Kayne West angers fans, and Robin Thicke drops a major bombshell.  Here's what's trending in Hollywood.
    Katy Perry and Taylor Swift feuding (and it's not over John Mayer!), Beyonce pregnancy rumors, Kayne West angers fans, and Robin Thicke drops a major bombshell.  Here's what's trending in Hollywood.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is offering a $10,000 reward for anyone who has information about the illegal PCB dumpings.

In February, polychlorinated biphenyls, a cancerous chemical also known as PCBs, were dumped behind the Food Lion on Harris Blvd. and West Sugar Creek Road. Investigators believe a septic trunk dumped the toxic chemicals behind the store. From there investigators believed the toxins went through the sewer lines into the Mallard Creek Wastewater system.

Following the illegal dumping incidents in February, the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Utility Department has continued sampling and testing at five wastewater plants and believed that illegal PCB dumping may have occurred at the McAlpine Creek Wastewater Treatment plant as well.

Officials say some but not all samples of biosolids at McAlpine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant indicated very low levels of PCB  from September 2013 to February 2014, and samples since February showed higher levels of PCB.

CMUD has observed the drinking water as well and says it was not affected by this incident.

CMPD is continuing to follow up on any and all leads of the illegal dumping incident and asks anyone with information on this illegal sewer system dumping contact the Crimestopper Hotline at 704-334-1600. A $10,000 reward is in place for information about the February illegal dumping incident.

Powered by WorldNow

WJZY FOX 46
3501 Performance Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Main Number: (704) 398-0046

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices