The Vermont Department of Health is warning residents not to drink water with C-8 contamination exceeding .02 parts per billion (ppb). Recent testing of drinking water in Vienna, West Virginia and Parkersburg, West Virginia has registered levels of C-8 contamination five times higher than the level the Vermont Department of Health now deems safe.… Read More

This morning, Chemours discussed its dismal financial performance during its Q4 Quarterly Earnings Call. Chemours’ leadership failed to provide clarity on the growth of C-8 and environmental liabilities, the company’s recent highly critical evaluation from Moody’s, how thousands of victims of C-8 contamination will be compensated and have their water filtered, and other crucial issues. The… Read More

On Wednesday, Chemours will hold its Q4 Earnings Call as it faces increased scrutiny amid mounting liabilities and a bleak financial outlook. The viability of the company, which was spun off from DuPont in July 2015, continues to be tested as it attempts to manage billions of dollars’ worth of potential liabilities that were transferred to… 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

Today, Keep Your Promises DuPont announced that it has retained Donald Baker of Baker & Miller PLLC to help devise an antitrust challenge to the proposed merger of DuPont and Dow Chemical. This effort is designed to encourage antitrust enforcement from the U.S. Department of Justice or the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (depending on which… Read More

DuPont will discuss its financial performance during its Q4 Quarterly Earnings Call on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 (listeners can access the call by visiting investors.dupont.com). The Q4 call presents an important opportunity to question DuPont’s executive leadership on pressing issues for the company, including the continued decline of Chemours that would lead to billions of… Read More

Rob Bilott on land owned by the Tennants near Parkersburg, W.Va. CreditBryan Schutmaat for The New York Times The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare Rob Bilott was a corporate defense attorney for eight years. Thenhe took on an environmental suit that would upend his entire career— and expose a brazen, decades-long history of chemical pollution.… Read More