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

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

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