Detection of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in U.S. Drinking Water Linked to Industrial Sites, Military Fire Training Areas, and Wastewater Treatment Plants Xindi C. Hu*†‡, David Q. Andrews§, Andrew B. Lindstrom∥, Thomas A. Bruton⊥, Laurel A. Schaider#, Philippe Grandjean†, Rainer [email protected], Courtney C. Carignan†, Arlene Blum⊥∇, Simona A. Balan●, Christopher P. Higgins○, and Elsie… Read More

Millions Of Americans May Be Drinking Toxic Water, Harvard Study Finds  Alejandro Dávila Fragoso Climate Reporter at ThinkProgress The drinking water of some six million people across the country may have elevated levels of unregulated toxic chemicals widely used in the past in many household products — notably pans coated with Teflon — a Harvard-led study published Tuesday found.… Read More

Tainted Water Near Colorado Bases Hints at Wider Safety Concerns By JULIE TURKEWITZ JULY 25, 2016 FOUNTAIN, Colo. — Volk Sanders burst into this world on June 7, a six-pound fuzz-headed ball of joy and his mother’s first child. Days later, Volk’s mother learned that the well water she had consumed for years had been laced… Read More

State to begin giving Congress Hoosick documents Committee on Oversight is seeking documents related to water contamination By Matthew Hamilton Published 8:31 pm, Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Albany A congressional committee extended the deadline for Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s administration to turn over documents about the Hoosick Falls water contamination crisis the committee wants for its investigation.… Read More

DUPONT PLANT ACCUSED OF RELEASING MORE TOXINS INTO RESIDENTIAL AREA Posted on Jul 20, 2016 by Janene Pieters The DuPont Teflon plant in Dordrecht is releasing a carcinogenic substance over residential neighborhoods of Dordrecht and Sliedrecht that threatens the health of nearby residents and workers in the plant, toxicologists said to the Volkskrant. The substance… Read More

July 19, 2016 PFOA, PFOS Likely Hazardous to Immune System: Scientists From Chemical Regulation Reporter® By Pat Rizzuto July 19 — Two chemicals that have made thousands of industrial and consumer products stick-, heat- and grease-resistant also are presumed to be hazardous to people’s immune systems, a scientific panel said July 19. A panel of… Read More

The ANF Letter references various pending and potential litigation and investigatory matters to which the Company is now, or may become, a
party, including the multi-district litigation (MDL) related to personal injury cases associated with exposure to PFOA (the “PFOA MDL”). … Read More

Dow-DuPont Could Be on Hook for Teflon Liabilities, Groups Say Jack Kaskey // Tiffany Kary July 15, 2016 — 4:38 PM EDT Damages may reach $1.9 billion for claims on chemical PFOA Letter follows Chemours statement on its ‘legal defenses’ DuPont Co. and Dow Chemical Co. must tell shareholders before next week’s merger vote that they may face… Read More