Chemours Co. News

Chemours Suit Claims DuPont’s Clean-Up Liability Estimates ‘Spectacularly Wrong’

Chemours Co. claims its former parent DuPont Inc.’s estimates on liabilities the spun-off company should cover were “spectacularly wrong” and wants a judge to block the chemical maker’s requests for “unlimited indemnity.” A Delaware judge on Friday unsealed a lawsuit …

EPA Investigating GenX Production at Chemours’ North Carolina Plant

A chemical maker’s North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds, the agency said this week. The Chemours Co. also failed to …

Study: River Near Chemours N.C. Plant Contaminated with Industrial Chemicals

A study performed for a chemical-maker accused of polluting North Carolina’s longest river finds the entire waterway used by thousands for drinking water is laced with industrial compounds. The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority said last week the report shows …

GenX Undetected in Bloodstreams of North Carolina Chemical Plant Neighbors

Dozens of neighbors of a North Carolina chemical plant had industrial compounds in their bloodstreams, but tests by state and federal health officials outlined Tuesday didn’t find the much-debated and little-studied one they were looking for. None of the 30 …

Neighbors of North Carolina Chemical Plant to be Tested for GenX Compounds

North Carolina and federal health officials want to test whether neighbors of a chemical company are carrying little-understood industrial compounds in their bodies. North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday it is working with the U.S. Centers …

North Carolina Regulators Say Chemours Lied About Chemical Discharge ‘For Years’

North Carolina should tackle an emerging problem of water and air pollution from little-studied industrial chemicals by beefing up the state’s health and environmental agencies, Gov. Roy Cooper said Tuesday. Cooper proposed spending $14.5 million to help improve the ability …

Ohio Sues Dupont, Chemours over Cancer-Linked Teflon Toxin

DuPont Co. and its spinoff Chemours Co. have been sued by Ohio for dumping a chemical used in Teflon, an action the state said went on for 60 years even though the company knew it was toxic to humans. Ohio’s …

Federal Judge to Streamline Lawsuits Over GenX Chemical in North Carolina River

A federal judge wants to streamline lawsuits blaming two companies for releasing a little-understood compound from a North Carolina chemical plant into waters used by hundreds of thousands of people. U.S. District Judge James Dever III has ordered five complaints …

GenX Chemical Found Across River from Chemours Plant in North Carolina

North Carolina officials say elevated levels of an industrial chemical were found on the opposite side of the Cape Fear River from the chemical plant. The Fayetteville Observer reports that the state Department of Environmental Quality found the chemical GenX …

Traces of GenX Compound Found in North Carolina Food Product

The unregulated compound found in more than 80 drinking water wells near a chemical company’s manufacturing facility in North Carolina has been found in a food product for the first time. Tests found honey collected by a farmer about 2 …