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Company: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
Current Parent CompanyDuPont de Nemours
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Penalty: $335,350,000
Year: 2017
Date: February 13, 2017
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: DuPont and its spinoff Chemours each agreed to pay $335 million to settle allegations of dumping the carcinogen perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) from a plant on the Ohio River in West Virginia.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Southern District of Ohio
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:15cv803
Case Name: Moody v. E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Delaware
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: specialty materials
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