Chemical Companies Paying $1B PFAS Settlement

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Chemical solutions company Chemours, alongside manufacturer DuPont de Nemours and agricultural chemical company Corteva, Inc., recently reached an agreement to resolve all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances-related drinking water claims. According to the release, the companies will collectively establish and contribute a total of $1.185 billion to a settlement fund for United States water systems. The three chemical manufacturers are reportedly facing thousands of lawsuits across the country alleging that PFAS were utilized in their manufacturing processes. For the full text, click here.