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GenX Discharges Spark US Drinking Water Fears

27.06.2017 - US chemical giant DuPont and its spin-off company Chemours are in the news again in connection with fears of drinking water contamination in the US. Attention is focused once more...

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DuPont and Chemours End PFOA Suits for $671 Million

16.02.2017 - DuPont and Chemours (the US chemical giant’s former Performance Materials segment) have agreed to jointly pay $670.7 million in cash to settle out of court around 3,550 personal...

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Obama Administration Tightens Environmental Safety

23.12.2016 - As US President Barack Obama’s days in office wind down and in the gap before the next president, Donald Trump, takes office on Jan. 21, 2017, the so-called “lame duck” is showing...

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Eastman Settles West Virginia Spill Claims

02.11.2016 - US chemical producer Eastman has settled damage claims brought by residents of the US city of Charleston, West Virginia, dating back to a January 2014 spill of the coal-cleaning...

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Sweden Bans BPA From Drinking Water Pipes

01.09.2016 - In another unilateral move that will keep the country steps ahead of the EU on curbing the use of suspected endocrine disruptors, Sweden has announced it will ban epoxy linings...

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DuPont Loses Another PFOA Case

08.07.2016 - DuPont has lost another round in a string of pending or completed class action lawsuits involving discharges of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA or C8) from the US chemical giant’s...

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EPA Tightens Limits on PFOA in Water

09.06.2016 - As DuPont and its spin-off Chemours continue to face lawsuits from US residents claiming health damage from discharges into water of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), the chemical...

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PFOA Exposure Concerns in the Netherlands

27.04.2016 - Concerns over exposure to the controversial chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA or C8) are now washing up on European shores. Residents living near a former DuPont facility at...

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