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

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

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

Bloomberg Businessweek by Jack Kaskey May 7, 2015 — 12:01 AM EDT Updated on May 7, 2015 — 4:46 PM EDT DuPont used a chemical known as C-8 for decades at the Parkersburg, West Virginia plant to make Teflon non-stick pans, raingear and stain-resistant carpet. Source: The Marietta Times via AP Photo   DuPont Co.’s… 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

DuPont withholds crucial information regarding the proposed sale of Washington Works plant PARKERSBURG, WV – With a proposed spinoff of its chemicals business looming in the weeks ahead, Keep Your Promises is demanding that DuPont release the documents that will show how the environmental damages caused by the company will be addressed following the sale.… Read More