Keep Your Promises and Environmental Working Group met Thursday with Environmental Protection Agency officials to urge the agency to update its C-8 health advisory level and explore ways EPA can aid mid-Ohio Valley communities that have been exposed to dangerous levels of DuPont’s Teflon chemical.  “This meeting was a crucial step in protecting the health of mid-Ohio… Read More

Newly published research shows that even very small doses of the Teflon chemical C-8, also known as PFOA, in drinking water pose a more serious threat to public health than previously thought. EWG’s report on the research, released today in partnership with the Keep Your Promises campaign, shows that federal guidance on safe levels for C-8… Read More

This morning, Chemours held its 2Q Quarterly Earnings Call, the first since completion of the spinoff from DuPont, and failed to address serious issues facing victims of C-8 contamination in the mid-Ohio Valley and the company’s stakeholders. The call presented a dismal outlook, including substantial job and pension cuts, which reflects our observations from our… Read More

Tomorrow, Chemours will discuss its financial performance during its first Quarterly Earnings Call since the completion of the spinoff from DuPont (listeners can access the call by visiting investors.chemours.com). Chemours is vital to the economic future of mid-Ohio Valley communities and to the health of residents affected by C-8 contamination. As we outlined in detail in… Read More

Today, Keep Your Promises, in partnership with the Environmental Working Group, issued a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency requesting documentation of Chemours’ compliance with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), including the amount of financial assurance demonstrated and the financial mechanisms the new company has in place to meet those obligations.… Read More

On Wednesday, Forbes reported that Credit Suisse, a participant in Keep Your Promises’ June 9 Investor Briefing regarding Chemours’ understated liabilities, recognizes the prospect of the spinoff company’s environmental liabilities more than doubling, mainly as a result of ongoing suits in connection to DuPont’s contamination with C-8 in the mid-Ohio Valley.… Read More

PARKERSBURG, WV – Today, Keep Your Promises released an open letter to DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman demanding transparency about how liabilities connected to C-8 contamination in the Mid-Ohio Valley will be accounted for after the spinoff of DuPont’s Performance Chemicals division. Specifically, the letter demands the release of any and all documents that explain how… Read More

Ms. Kullman, We, the members of Keep Your Promises DuPont, are dedicated to holding your company to the promises you made to our communities after more than five decades of contamination with the harmful chemical C-8, also known as perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA. Now, ten years after those promises were made, we are demanding an… Read More