DowDuPont, Chemours named in GenX lawsuit.

Lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit charging Chemours and its former parent DowDuPont with contaminating drinking water in Wilmington, N.C., with the fluoropolymer processing aid GenX.

Lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit charging Chemours and its former parent DowDuPont with contaminating drinking water in Wilmington, N.C., with the fluoropolymer processing aid GenX. The suit follows a furor in the spring over the chemical’s release from a Chemours plant.

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Cyanide glitters for some.

Talk about cyanide, and images of a lethal pill used by spies to avoid capture come to mind. Few people outside the gold mining industry know that sodium cyanide is used in most of the world’s production of the precious metal.

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Consumer product additives examined.

Transparency and innovation motivate initiatives at SC Johnson and Environmental Defense Fund

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Cosmetics: The next microbiome frontier.

Personal care makers rush to harness the relationship between the microbiome and healthy skin. But will it work?

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Dow and Bayer sued for polluting university campus.

West Virginia State University charges the two chemical firms poisoned groundwater with likely carcinogens

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DuPont’s PFOA trials are off to a shaky start.

Three wins and three settlements, but so far no progress on a class action agreement with plaintiffs over perfluoroctanoic acid contamination of drinking water

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Dow and DuPont delay their merger.

Both DuPont and Dow Chemical reported strong fourth-quarter earnings last week, but they also confirmed what most already expected: Their planned merger now won’t likely close until sometime in the second quarter this year.

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DuPont faces more legal liabilities for cleanups.

PFOA contamination and the environmental legacy of Chambers Works plague the firm as it awaits a combination with Dow

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