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

Dutch Blood Testing Takes DuPont Teflon Safety Scare to Europe April 11, 2016 — 12:00 AM EDT Elco Van Groningen, Tiffany Kary, Jack Kaskey   Hundreds of residents in the Dutch city of Dordrecht have signaled an interest in getting their blood tested for a chemical used at a former DuPont Co. factory, harking back to a… Read More

Elevated Levels Of Suspected Carcinogen Found In States’ Drinking Water March 31, 2016 5:14 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Water safety concerns aren’t just in Flint, Mich., these days. Communities in three states in the Northeast have found elevated levels of a suspected carcinogen — perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA. Used to make Teflon, the chemical… Read More

Americans to Dordrecht to DuPont This page has been roughly translated from Dutch. Click the link above for the original text. DORDRECHT Americans of the organization Keep your Promises DuPont April, beginning at Dordrecht Sliedrecht to talk with residents and local councilors on pollution C8 by DuPont. That says campaign manager Jeff Dugas, please with the… Read More

Fears About Water Supply Grip Village That Made Teflon Products By JESSE McKINLEY FEB. 28, 2016     HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — One resident called 911 asking whether the village’s water would burn his skin off. Families have lined up to have their blood drawn and their wells tested. Banks stopped giving out mortgages, and… Read More

Despite Clear Dangers, DuPont Kept Using a Toxic Chemical By THE EDITORIAL BOARD JAN. 12, 2016 An article in The Times Magazine on Sunday has laid bare the unconscionable decades-long efforts of the DuPont company to hide the dangers of an obscure chemical and bamboozle regulators into allowing toxic pollution to continue long after the… Read More

Welcome to Beautiful Parkersburg, West Virginia Home to one of the most brazen, deadly corporate gambits in U.S. history. STORY BY MARIAH BLAKE MEDIA DIRECTED BY EMILY KASSIE 1: The Farm “Hold on to something,” Jim Tennant warned as he fired up his tractor. We lurched down a rutted dirt road past the old clapboard… Read More

Its 37 active chemical plants—and EPA problems—will go to Chemours Tiffany Kary, Jack Kaskey July 2, 2015 — 3:16 PM EDT When DuPont announced plans to spin off its major chemical operations in October 2013, it said the move would create a cash-generating dynamo with the leading market share in most of its businesses. The spinoff would… Read More