Hundreds gather at meeting to discuss contaminated Hoosick Falls water By Lindsay Nielsen Published: January 14, 2016, 9:54 pm Updated: January 29, 2016, 10:38 pm HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The people of Hoosick Falls expressed their concerns over contaminated water to environmental officials on Thursday. “Could we have acted sooner and saved lives in Hoosick… Read More

The FDA’s belated action comes more than a decade after EWG and other advocates sounded alarms and five years after U.S. chemical companies stopped making the chemicals. It does nothing to prevent food processors and packagers from using almost 100 related chemicals that may also be hazardous.… Read More

  DUPONT FOUND LIABLE IN TEFLON TOXIN TRIAL Sharon Lerner Oct. 8 2015, 12:40 p.m. The Teflon Toxin Part 5 After less than one full day of deliberation, a jury in Columbus, Ohio, found DuPont liable for $1.6 million in a personal injury claim over C8 contamination. A JURY HAS FOUND DUPONT liable for negligence in the case… 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

JUN 24, 2015 @ 12:11 PM Investors are taking a decidedly skeptical approach to DuPont’s spinoff of its performance chemicals division, Chemours, a key piece in CEO Ellen Kullman’s strategy to re-position the Dow Industrial giant away from cyclical earnings and into businesses like agriculture and nutrition, advanced materials, and industrial biosciences with stable growth prospects.… Read More

Jeff Mordock, The News Journal 1:49 p.m. EDT June 11, 2015 (Photo: SAQUAN STIMPSON/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS JOURNAL) A group alleging DuPont failed to meet its environmental obligations has threatened action with the Securities and Exchange Commission over the Chemours spin off. The organization, Keep Your Promises DuPont, said Tuesday it will submit information to the… Read More