Montpelier, Vt. — The multinational corporation Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics agreed to dismiss the lawsuit against the State of Vermont challenging the perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (“PFOS”) groundwater standards. This new agreement between the State of Vermont and the potentially responsible company to uphold the state’s more stringent groundwater standards follows growing scientific evidence… Read More

Keep Your Promises DuPont released the following statement in advance of the Highly Fluorinated Compounds – Social and Scientific Discovery Conference at Northeastern University on June 14 and 15, 2017: — Dear Highly Fluorinated Compounds – Social and Scientific Discovery attendee, As we prepare to begin the conference this week, on behalf of Keep Your Promises… Read More

This morning, DuPont made a settlement offer in the amount of $670.7 million to the 3,550 plaintiffs in the C-8 litigation. Keep Your Promises advisor Harold Bock offers the following statement: “DuPont’s settlement offer of $670.7 million for the 3,550 local residents harmed by C-8 represents an enormous step in the right direction, and we… Read More

Today, a jury in Columbus awarded plaintiff Kenneth Vigneron $10.5 million in punitive damages from DuPont for the company’s conscious disregard for the plaintiff’s health. The punitive damages are awarded in addition to the $2 million in compensatory damages awarded by the same jury on December 21, 2016. Keep Your Promises advisor Harold Bock issued… Read More

Today, Keep Your Promises advisor Harold Bock issued a statement on behalf of the campaign applauding the jury’s verdict in favor of plaintiff Kenneth Vigneron in the DuPont C-8 trial, including a compensatory award of $2 million and punitive damages. There will be additional testimony starting on January 4, 2017 before the jury awards a… Read More

On Monday, Keep Your Promises DuPont will show its support for Kenneth Vigneron as his case against DuPont goes to trial in federal court in Columbus, Ohio. Vigneron says that his testicular cancer resulted from drinking water tainted by C-8, the toxic chemical that DuPont used to make Teflon. Keep Your Promises DuPont members led… Read More

Today, Keep Your Promises DuPont sent a letter to the board of directors of Chemours regarding a number of inadequate or misleading disclosures in the company’s shareholder filings. The letter demands that the company remedy the disclosure violations in the filings and ensure that Chemours shareholders are provided the requisite disclosures in advance of the… Read More

Today, shareholders for DuPont and Dow Chemical voted their shares in favor of the companies’ joint merger proxy, representing a significant step towards the completion of the merger and raising significant questions about how DuPont’s unaccounted and unaccrued liabilities will be handled within the merged company. The brief meeting offered no clarity on the substantial… Read More

Yesterday, Keep Your Promises DuPont sent a letter to the boards of directors of DuPont and Dow Chemical regarding a number of inadequate or misleading disclosures in the companies’ joint merger proxy. The letter demands that the companies remedy the disclosure violations in the proxy and ensure that Dow and DuPont shareholders are provided the… Read More

Today, a jury in Columbus awarded plaintiff David Freeman $500,000 in punitive damages from DuPont for the company’s conscious disregard for the plaintiff’s health. The punitive damages are awarded in addition to the previous $5.1 million in compensatory damages awarded by the same jury on July 6. Keep Your Promises advisor Harold Bock issued a… Read More