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

Keep Your Promises DuPont advisor Harold Bock released this statement in response to Tuesday’s news regarding merger talks between DuPont and Dow Chemical: “Yesterday’s news, while significant, comes as no surprise to those who have been fighting for justice from DuPont since 2001. After decades of covering up the dangers of C-8 and fighting accountability… Read More

Keep Your Promises DuPont advisor Dr. Paul Brooks released this statement in response to Chemours’ Form 8-K SEC filing dated November 12, 2015: “Chemours’ disclosure to the SEC on Thursday is an acknowledgement of the company’s liabilities, and we are glad to see the company taking a step in the right direction in responding to… Read More

This morning, Chemours discussed its financial performance during its Q3 Quarterly Earnings Call. Faced with clear and significant liabilities in connection to C-8 contamination, Chemours leadership gave no indication that the company has accrued for these costs while baselessly downplaying the possibility of punitive damage awards in the upcoming bellwether trials and incorrectly stating that the… Read More

PARKERSBURG, WV – Tomorrow, Chemours will discuss its financial performance during its Q3 Quarterly Earnings Call (listeners can access the call by visiting investors.chemours.com). Chemours is a company saddled with massive debt, exposure to billions of dollars in lawsuits and remediation obligations, mounting defense costs related to ongoing litigation, and declining profitability and cash flow. “Chemours’… Read More

PARKERSBURG, WV – Today, Keep Your Promises advisor Harold Bock issued a statement on behalf of the campaign applauding the jury’s verdict in favor of plaintiff Carla Bartlett in the first DuPont C-8 bellwether trial: “We at Keep Your Promises are thrilled by the jury’s decision in this case. While this verdict is just a… Read More

PARKERSBURG, WV – Today, Keep Your Promises issued a statement from advisor Joe Kiger regarding DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman’s impending resignation: “While this news is not unexpected given the reckless spinoff of DuPont’s Specialty Chemicals division and CEO Kullman’s handling of the C-8 issue in our communities, Ms. Kullman’s resignation does not let DuPont off… 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