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Brain Cancer Suit Settled

by Marc S. Reisch
January 12, 2015 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 93, ISSUE 2

A Pennsylvania state court judge has approved the settlement of a suit which charged that Dow Chemical’s Rohm and Haas subsidiary dumped chemicals that caused residents of McCullom Lake, Ill., to develop brain tumors. Settlement details were not revealed. The on-again-off-again suit, dating back to 2006, charged that Rohm and Haas dumped trichloroethylene and vinyl chloride in a lagoon beside a now-shuttered specialty chemical plant.

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