PFOA News

Delaware Judge Dismisses Chemours Lawsuit Against DuPont

A Delaware judge has granted the DuPont Co.’s request to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that it massively downplayed the cost of environmental liabilities imposed on spinoff company Chemours. Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III ruled Monday that he has no jurisdiction …

New York Tweaks Clean Water Plan as Suppliers Call for More Time

New York would not issue violations against certain water suppliers who notify the public that they have too-high levels of certain industrial and synthetic chemicals under the latest plan to be proposed by state regulators. Brad Hutton, deputy commissioner of …

DuPont Asks Delaware Judge to Toss Chemours Environmental Liabilities Suit

The DuPont Co. is asking a Delaware judge to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that it massively downplayed the cost of environmental liabilities that Chemours would be saddled with when DuPont spun off its former performance chemicals unit. An attorney for …

Lawsuit in Vermont PFOA Contamination Case Now Class Action

A lawsuit filed by Vermont residents seeking damages for chemical contamination in groundwater in their Bennington neighborhood can proceed as a class action, a federal judge has ruled. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Geoffrey Crawford means qualified property owners …

New Hampshire Committee to Consider Tough Water Standards for Chemicals

A New Hampshire legislative committee will consider a proposal to create some of the nation’s toughest drinking water standards for a class of toxic chemicals that have caused widespread contamination in the state. On Thursday, the New Hampshire Joint Legislative …

Chemical Contamination Found in Wells Near Delaware Air Force Base

Businesses and residents near Dover Air Force Base in Delaware are being provided bottled water after chemical contaminants were found in private wells near the base at levels far exceeding federal health advisory levels. State officials said in a news …

Towns Raising Concerns About New Hampshire PFAS Standards

Groups representing municipalities and businesses are trying to put the brakes on New Hampshire’s efforts to impose some of the nation’s toughest drinking water standards for a class of toxic chemicals that have caused widespread contamination in the state. Last …

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 …

Hamptons Tainted Water Lawsuit Adds to Roster of 3M Complaints

A stone’s throw from the white sand beaches and posh mansions of one of America’s wealthiest ZIP codes sits a community that homeowners say has been poisoned by polluted drinking water. Fifteen people in a middle-income neighborhood near an airport …