State officials thought they found the source a few weeks ago, but not anymore: “Initially, Fortron Industries was the sole suspect of the odors as its emissions are associated with the ‘male cat pee’ odor. However, based on observations made in the community and inquiries with several industries, it is now believed that the odors could have come from a combination of sources.”
In other words, they’re stumped.
— Wilmington, North Carolina smells bad. Read more at NC town stinks so badly of ‘cat pee,’ that there’s an official state memo about it at The Charlotte Observer.