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Congressman David Rouzer

Representing the 7th District of North Carolina

Coastal Issues

Visiting the dredging projects at Carolina and Kure Beach.

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June 23, 2017 Press Release

Below is an update from Congressman Rouzer regarding his meeting with a representatives from Chemours:

Last week, I asked to meet with Chemours regarding concerns related to GenX. That meeting occurred Tuesday afternoon as soon as I landed in Washington, D.C. for this week’s votes.  During the meeting, their Washington representative and I discussed all aspects of the issue, including the concerns we all have and the initial steps the affected counties and the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority have requested the company take.

June 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman David Rouzer released the update below following a meeting with Chemours officials:

 

Last week, I asked to meet with Chemours regarding concerns related to GenX. That meeting occurred this afternoon, and their Washington representative and I discussed all aspects of the issue, including the concerns we all have and the initial steps the affected counties and the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority have requested the company take. 

June 16, 2017 Press Release

Our office continues to be in contact with officials from New Hanover County, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to monitor reports of GenX in the Cape Fear River, help ensure that accurate data is obtained and that appropriate measures are taken based on those findings.  Below is a bullet point summary of what is known so far and actions that are underway. 

June 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below regarding contamination reports of a chemical compound, commercially referred to as "Gen X," in the drinking water system of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA:)
 
January 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below after being sworn-in to serve the citizens of the 7th District into the 115th Congress:

December 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, with the support of Congressman David Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed a comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, the Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation (WIIN) Act.  This legislation includes the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 which passed the House of Representatives in September and includes language to authorize and make top priority specific U.S.

December 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, with the support of Congressman Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed the FY 2017 Continuing Resolution to continue government operations, maintain funding at the current budget cap level and provide vital disaster relief to families and communities impacted by recent flooding – including disaster aid to assist North Carolinians in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

October 14, 2016 eNewsletter
October 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rouzer sent an enewsletter update to residents in the 7th District this week urging them to prepare for Hurricane Matthew, as well as providing hurricane preparedness tips as the storm nears. 

September 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, with the support of Congressman David Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 which addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, provides for flood protection and other water resources infrastructure by authorizing specific U.S. Army Corps of Engineers activities.  WRDA 2016 is a fully offset bill that enables Congress to have much stronger and more consistent oversight of infrastructure policy and implementation.