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Company: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
Current Parent CompanySaint-Gobain
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Penalty: $34,150,000
Year: 2022
Date: April 18, 2022
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Saint-Gobain agreed to pay more than $34 million to settle litigation brought by residents of Bennington, Vermont alleging the company contaminated their private drinking water wells with PFOA chemicals when manufacturing Teflon.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Vermont
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 5:16cv125
Case Name: Sullivan et al v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: France
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: building materials
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