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

DuPont’s deadly deceit: The decades-long cover-up behind the “world’s most slippery material” For decades DuPont operated above the EPA and knowingly concealed the dangers of Teflon exposure SHARON KELLY, EARTH ISLAND JOURNAL MONDAY, JAN 4, 2016 05:00 AM EST Almost two decades ago, Carla Bartlett, a then 41-year -old West Virginia secretary and mother of… Read More

Center for Effective Government, By Amanda Starbuck | May 7th, 2015 In 1938, a DuPont chemist accidently created a chemical compound that would make thousands of products water- and stain-resistant. The compound belongs to a family of chemicals known as perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs). PFCs soon made their way into nonstick cookware, carpeting, food packaging, and… Read More