Volume 95 Issue 41 | p. 11 | News of The Week
Issue Date: October 16, 2017 | Web Date: October 10, 2017

DowDuPont, Chemours named in GenX lawsuit

Replacement for troublesome fluoropolymer processing aid is the target of a class-action suit
Department: Business
Keywords: Water, GenX-perfluoroalkyls, Chemours, DowDuPont

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.

Filed in Federal District Court in Wilmington on behalf of city resident Brent Nix, the suit seeks health monitoring for illnesses that may be caused by GenX . . .

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