Rare PFAS factory shutdown in Belgium costs 3M
By Mike Hughlett | Star Tribune | April 13, 2022
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"3M has faced an avalanche of lawsuits and regulatory actions over PFAS but only once has a plant been forced to stop producing the controversial chemicals.
That 3M plant in Zwijndrecht, Belgium, has now been partly closed — by government edict — for five months, crimping 3M's sales to the semiconductor, data center and automotive industries.
And no easy remedy is in the sight for the Maplewood-based industrial giant."