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3M, Saint-Gobain Must Face N.Y. Residents’ PFAS Injury Claims

May 18, 2021, 4:28 PM

A group of New York residents’ personal injury claims against Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., Honeywell International Inc., 3M Co., and E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. may advance now that missing information identified during discovery has been provided, a federal district court said.

The residents allege their drinking water was contaminated with PFOA, a chemical in the family of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York denied the companies’ request to dismiss their claims in a Monday order adopting a magistrate judge’s recommendation. ...

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