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

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

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

March 29, 2016 | By Jess Mancini PARKERSBURG – The federal Environmental Protection Agency is studying whether additional action is warranted over C8 contamination in the Parkersburg and Vienna water systems, according to a letter to an attorney in the class action lawsuit against the company. The agency is continuing to study drinking water data… Read More