May 29, 2016 — Parkersburg News and Sentinel Chemours’ pledge to pay for the installation of filtration systems in Vienna is a step in the right direction that will protect thousands of residents from harmful C8 exposure. While we at Keep Your Promises DuPont recognize that fact, we must also recognize that there is still… Read More

May 26, 2016 — By JESS MANCINI VIENNA – A connection between the Parkersburg and Vienna water systems will be completed today, the mayor of Vienna said Wednesday. “That’s what they’re telling me,” Mayor Randy Rapp said. The linkage, while previously discussed, was prompted by the release last week of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s… Read More

May 24, 2016 — By Evan Bevins VIENNA – Schools, businesses and residents are adjusting to the “do-not-drink” advisory issued for city water last week after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lowered its recommended lifetime exposure level to C8. A water distribution station for Vienna water customers in Boaz opened Monday, and Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp… Read More

Thursday, May 19, 2016 — By David Gutman Three West Virginia communities are changing their water sources after the federal Environmental Protection Agency released Thursday a new national standard for C8, a chemical that for years contaminated the drinking water of Wood County communities and is linked to cancer, thyroid disease and dangerously high blood… Read More

Today, in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement of a drinking water health advisory for C-8 of 0.07 parts per billion, Dr. Paul Brooks released the following statement on behalf of Keep Your Promises DuPont: “EPA’s guideline is a step in the right direction, but it is insufficient to protect people’s health from… Read More

April 28, 2016 | Jess Mancini PARKERSBURG – A DuPont-Chemours watch group this week issued a report it says is a comprehensive summary of the companies’ worldwide liabilities from C8 contamination, but the report was “misleading and inaccurate in many respects,” Chemours said. Keep Your Promises DuPont cited five areas of liability, including contamination at… Read More