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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Chemours
Current Parent CompanyChemours
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Penalty: $29,000,000
Year: 2021
Date: January 22, 2021
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: DuPont and its spinoffs Chemours and Corteva agreed to pay a total of $83 million to settle a group of cases alleging of dumping of the carcinogen perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) from a plant on the Ohio River in West Virginia. This addressed cases subsequent to those covered in a 2017 settlement in which DuPont and Chemours each paid $335 million.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Southern District of Ohio
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:13-md-02433
Case Name: In re: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company C-8 Personal Injury Litigation
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: chemicals
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