Bloomberg Law
Sept. 9, 2022, 10:37 PM

3M, Chemours Win Sixth Circuit Review of Ohio PFAS Class Dispute

Maya Earls
Maya Earls
Legal Reporter

The Sixth Circuit will consider a lower court’s decision to certify a class of millions of Ohio residents who may have forever chemicals known as PFAS in their blood, it said Friday in a small win for 3M Co., Chemours Co., and others that want to avoid paying for monitoring such exposures.

It could cost the companies “untold billions” to shoulder the costs of monitoring people who may have been exposed to the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and pay for a science panel to study the substances, as sought by plaintiffs led by Ohio firefighter Kevin Hardwick, business and ...

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