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Company: 3M Company
Current Parent Company3M Company
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Penalty: $21,750,000
Year: 2022
Date: February 4, 2022
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: PFAS/PFOA violation
Violation Description: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Honeywell International and 3M agreed to pay a total of $65.25 million to settle litigation alleging they were responsible for contamination of the water supply of Hoosick Falls, New York with firefighting foam containing perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), also known as a forever chemical. The parties did not disclose how much each company would pay. Here we assume the total was divided evenly among them.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:16cv917
Case Name: Baker et al v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. 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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