June 24, 2016 — By JEFFREY SAULTON Water issues dominated Thursday’s meeting of Vienna City Council. In unanimous votes, the council approved the second reading of an ordinance for the construction of the filters to remove C8, accepted an access and indemnification agreement between the city and Chemours and accepted a donation of land on… Read More

Today, plaintiffs attorneys rested their case in the third DuPont C-8 case, in which plaintiff David Freeman of Little Hocking, Ohio is seeking to hold DuPont accountable for causing his testicular cancer with C-8 in drinking water. Since June 1, plaintiffs attorneys have presented evidence to the jury regarding DuPont’s knowledge of the hazards of… Read More

Keep Your Promises DuPont, which represents people living near DuPont’s West Virginia plant who were exposed to PFOA, saw the spinoff as a deliberate dodge. “It looked to us like another way for DuPont to avoid paying the people of the mid-Ohio valley what they were owed,” said Dugas. “All of a sudden these massive liabilities are being transferred to a poorly capitalized company.”… Read More

Here is a statement from Dr. Paul Brooks, advisor to Keep Your Promises DuPont, regarding Rep. McKinley’s call for Congressional hearings: “We welcome Rep. McKinley’s call for Congressional hearings on EPA’s C-8 guideline, which rightly showed Vienna and communities across the country that our drinking water is contaminated with harmful levels of C-8. “The guideline… Read More