March 25, 2016 | By Jess Mancini PARKERSBURG – While Vermont officials are warning residents to stop drinking water at a second town where tests show C8 at a concentration over 0.02 parts per billion, West Virginia officials continue to follow the higher federal EPA short-term exposure guideline. Water samples tested from another town in… Read More

March 27, 2016 | By Laura Arenschield When a toxic chemical used to make Teflon was discovered in the drinking water in parts of New York, Vermont and New Hampshire, federal and state officials made changes to protect residents. Officials in New York installed filters, and Vermont’s health department set a new standard for the… Read More

In light of the recent news from Vienna, West Virginia of serious C-8 contamination in drinking water, the Keep Your Promises Advisory Committee sent letters to elected officials and state environmental officials in West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky to urge immediate filtration of drinking water and the institution of medical monitoring where testing reveals C-8 contamination… Read More

February 14, 2016 | by Dr. Paul Brooks Last Thursday, Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp reported that sampling of Vienna drinking water has revealed C-8 contamination in excess of 0.1 parts per billion, which is the EPA’s guideline for C-8 contamination in drinking water. We appreciate the mayor’s transparent and speedy efforts to address this issue,… Read More

February 12, 2016 | by Jeffrey Saulton VIENNA – Samples taken from Vienna’s water supplies in May and December showed an increase in the amount of C8 in the city’s water supply. During Thursday’s meeting of the Vienna City Council, Mayor Randy Rapp said the results came from samples taken in May and December and… Read More

FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DUPONT CHEMICAL COMPANY TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016 By Anna Low-Beer The New York Times Magazine recently published an in-depth story titled “The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare.” The story follows Rob Bilott, a lawyer who took on an environmental suit that would completely alter his career and expose… Read More