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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 3M Co.
Current Parent Company3M Company
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Penalty: $98,400,000
Year: 2021
Date: December 21, 2021
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: 3M agreed to pay $99 million to settle litigation alleging that one of its manufacturing plants released cancer-linked PFAS chemicals into the Tennessee River in Alabama.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of Alabama
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 5:16cv1029
Case Name: Tennessee Riverkeeper Inc v. 3m Company et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: diversified
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