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  • DuPont says N.J. toxic mess caused by U.S. government ordering chemicals for WW1 and WW2


    5 Aug 2019 | NJ Advance Media

    In court filings, the company says the federal government ordered millions of pounds of chemicals to be produced at four sites across New Jersey during the two World Wars. Because that work was done under a federal contract, DuPont argues that it does not have liability in recent lawsuits filed against the company by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.

  • Companies refuse to pay clean-up costs mandated by New Jersey directive


    16 May 2019 | Chemical Watch

    Four major chemical companies operating in New Jersey have said they will not pay for a statewide investigation and clean up of PFASs contamination. Their refusal comes despite being ordered to do so via a directive from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection…

  • New Jersey sues companies over PFAS contamination


    15 May 2019 | StateImpact Pennsylvania

    New Jersey filed a lawsuit Tuesday against eight manufacturers and sellers of firefighting foam that included forms of Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, a class of unregulated toxic chemicals that has polluted soil and water nationwide. The lawsuit, filed in the state’s Superior Court, alleges consumer and environmental fraud.…

  • Chemours reveals amount of toxic PFAS substitute it sent to plant in South Jersey


    6 May 2019 | WITF

    The chemical company Chemours shipped thousands of pounds of a toxic PFAS substitute to its Chambers Works site in South Jersey between 2015 and 2018, and generated specific quantities of chemical waste at the plant over a longer period. The company’s newly released report, which it sent to…

  • A busy time for the New Jersey DEP – More PFAS action and NRD lawsuits


    1 May 2019 | The National Law Review

    On April 1, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) proposed drinking water standards for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) that are significantly more stringent than the federal health advisory of 70 ppt. DEP proposed a maximum contaminant level (MCL) of…

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