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  • 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…

  • 3M settlement with water authority totals $35 million


    29 Apr 2019 |

    3M will pay the West Morgan East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority $35 million in a lawsuit settlement. According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,the settlement amount was agreed upon this month. The company and water authority issued a joint statement Friday on the settlement of the federal…

  • PFAS-related suits gain steam as litigants hit Wolverine Worldwide


    22 Apr 2019 | The Detroit News

    Read the full article by Leonard N. Fleming “Some of the nation’s high-profile environmental law firms, along with Michigan-based ones, are waging legal battles related to PFAS contamination in the state after decades of waste dumping by a popular shoe manufacturer that has seeped into private wells. The civil lawsuits over per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, the so-called forever…

  • Military challenging states on $2 billion chemical liability


    16 Apr 2019 | Bucks County Intelligencer

    The U.S. Department of Defense has quietly begun battling environmental regulators in several states, after the agencies attempted to force the military to clean toxic firefighting chemicals from polluted streams, marshes and aquifers. The efforts mark the opening acts of what could turn into a…

  • DuPont and Chemours sued by New Jersey over pollution in Pompton Lakes and other sites


    2 Apr 2019 | North Jersey Record

    New Jersey sued chemical giant DuPont on Wednesday seeking financial damages for widespread pollution that contaminated air, soil and water at four sites across the state and endangered the health of thousands, including residents of a Pompton Lakes neighborhood who have had to endure cancer-causing…

  • New Mexico sues Air Force over groundwater contamination at bases


    15 Mar 2019 | The Hill

    New Mexico sued the U.S. Air Force on Tuesday over water contamination, arguing that the federal government has a responsibility to clean up leftover plumes of toxic chemicals, according to an Associated Press report.  Regulators say that groundwater at the Cannon and Holloman air bases is contaminated with chemicals known…

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