VIENNA, W.Va (WTAP): Updated: 4/12/2016 5:40 P.M. http://www.thenewscenter.tv/content/news/New-study-suggests-current-C8-guidelines-may-be-too-high-368901131.html Across the country, states and communities are lowering the threshold for C8 concentration in their drinking water. West Virginia is not among them. The state of Vermont earlier this year lowered to .02 parts per billion: the concentration of the chemical considered safe for drinking water.… Read More
THE TEFLON TOXIN DuPont and the Chemistry of Deception Illustration: Philipp Hubert for The Intercept Sharon Lerner Aug. 11 2015, 6:35 p.m. KEN WAMSLEY SOMETIMES DREAMS that he’s playing softball again. He’ll be at center field, just like when he played slow pitch back in his teens, or pounding the ball over the fence as… Read More
Despite reports of a cut in its September dividend payment, a Chemours spokeswoman said the company that was recently spun off from DuPont would pay its dividend in September.
Reports had been circulating in the financial press that the dividend could be cut by as much as 75 percent.… Read More
Today, Keep Your Promises renewed demands for clarity about reports that Chemours may cut or eliminate its initial dividend payment to investors.… Read More
While it was granted partial summary judgment, DuPont still was denied summary judgment as it related to the conscious pain and suffering claims by two individuals; as it related to the battery claims of eight individuals; and as it related to conspiracy claims by three individuals.… Read More
In a federal court order issued Monday, Chief Judge Edmund A. Sargus, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio denied a motion by DuPont intended to severely reduce the company’s obligations to compensate victims of C-8 contamination.… Read More
DuPont Co. on Tuesday sold two units at its Belle plant to a private firm, as the chemical giant neared the expected July 1 date for the controversial spinoff of its performance chemicals unit, which includes the Belle facility and half of the company’s Washington Works plant outside Parkersburg.
Optima Chemical Co. announced that it had purchased certain assets at the Belle plant, giving the privately held Optima a second manufacturing site to go with its existing facility in Douglas, Georgia.… Read More
Today, Keep Your Promises, in partnership with the Environmental Working Group, issued a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency requesting documentation of Chemours’ compliance with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), including the amount of financial assurance demonstrated and the financial mechanisms the new company has in place to meet those obligations.… Read More
Keep Your Promises DuPont | EPA Letter… Read More