December 9, 2015 | by Andrew Brown and Ken Ward Jr. The Dow Chemical Co. plant in Institute, West Virginia, would be impacted by the company’s reported merger with DuPont. The two companies employ hundreds of Mountain State residents. West Virginia officials anxiously await information about possible merger discussions between Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont,… Read More
September 24, 2015 | by Earl Rinehart Carla M. Bartlett described the pain of being “virtually cut in half” to remove the cancer that she says was caused by drinking water tainted with the chemical C8. There was the pain from the incision, a catheter tube and a drainage tube, and of being stuck in… Read More
Should Parkersburg’s and Vienna’s water be filtered for C8? A public interest group thinks so, and now cites a new study to back up its claims. The group Keep Your Promises DuPont once again cites a recent report questioning the Environmental Protection Agency’s designated safe level for c-eight. It’s latest ammunition: a University of Cincinnati study released… Read More
September 4, 2015 | by Brett Dunlap PARKERSBURG – A local organization committed to protecting the area from the harmful effects of the chemical C8 is sending letters to communities along the Ohio River warning them of possible danger. Keep Your Promises adviser Dr. Paul Brooks, of Wood County, sent a letter this week to… Read More
July 24, 2015 | by MARIE D. DE JESUS It’s time for DuPont to end its safety charade. The global chemical giant claims to be a leader in workplace safety and earns millions selling its so-called safety “expertise” to other companies. But the consulting service DuPont sells to other firms are worse than useless; it… 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
Chemours Company (CC) Begins Its Predicted Fall Published on July 8, 2015 at 1:29 pm by SOLON HARMONY B. DOLOR in Hedge Funds,News Chemours Company (NYSE:CC) is not having a great start to its life as an independent, publicly-traded company. Shares of the company, which was once the performance chemicals arm of E I Du… 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
Its 37 active chemical plants—and EPA problems—will go to Chemours Tiffany Kary, Jack Kaskey July 2, 2015 — 3:16 PM EDT When DuPont announced plans to spin off its major chemical operations in October 2013, it said the move would create a cash-generating dynamo with the leading market share in most of its businesses. The spinoff would… Read More
JUN 24, 2015 @ 12:11 PM Investors are taking a decidedly skeptical approach to DuPont’s spinoff of its performance chemicals division, Chemours, a key piece in CEO Ellen Kullman’s strategy to re-position the Dow Industrial giant away from cyclical earnings and into businesses like agriculture and nutrition, advanced materials, and industrial biosciences with stable growth prospects.… Read More