Our Body’s burden must be Addressed

April 14, 2005 - Chemically, we are much more than what we eat and drink. We're also what we breathe, touch, smell, wear, sit or lie on, rub up against, prepare our foods in or otherwise absorb into our... Read More

State finds 4 more Private Wells Polluted

April 10, 2005 - Four private wells in Lake Elmo's Tablyn Park area have been found to contain unsafe levels of contaminants similar to those already discovered in eight neighboring wells earlier this year. Read More

Teflon Ingredient found in North Carolina Groundwater

April 6, 2005 - A coalition of public interest and environmental organizations is calling for an investigation into how C8, a likely human carcinogen manufactured by the DuPont Co., contaminated... Read More

More 3M Water Testing Urged

March 11, 2005 - State Health Department officials are testing wells near Cottage Grove for contamination by two 3M Co. chemicals, but a national environmental group is urging Minnesota's Pollution Control... Read More

C8 Suit’s Settlement could set Precedent

March 7, 2005 - The settlement of the class action lawsuit against DuPont for making the chemical C8 may be a sign of things to come as two other communities across the country have proceeded with lawsuits... Read More

EPA suggest greater Cancer Potency of C-8

February 23, 2005 - EPA science advisers are recommending that the agency consider elevating its cancer-causing classification of the controversial chemical C-8. Read More

Mennesota residents sue Chemical maker, Allege Contamination

November 18, 2004 - Two Cottage Grove, Minn., residents sued chemical maker 3M Co. in state court, alleging contaminants from the companies manufacturing processes harmed nearby residents. Read More

UK acts to Ban Hazardous Chemical

October 19, 2004 - Defra Minister Alun Michael announces the Government's next steps towards a unilateral ban on use of the environmentally damaging and hazardous chemical Perflurooctane sulphonate (PFOS),... Read More

Federal Jury Awards $20.7M to Columbus in Pollution Lawsuit

August 25, 2004 - A federal jury in Opelika on Wednesday awarded the city of Columbus, Ga., and other plaintiffs $20.7 million in an air pollution lawsuit filed against a Phenix City carbon black plant. Read More

Carbon Company President Testifies

August 19, 2004 - Jurors in the Action Marine vs. Continental Carbon trial saw Pan's deposition play out on a large screen in an Opelika Federal Courtroom. Read More

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