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DuPont, 3M Sued by California Over ‘Staggering’ Pollution (2)

Nov. 10, 2022, 9:26 PM

California is suing 3M Co., DuPont de Nemours Inc. and other chemical companies over “staggering” water contamination from products made with “forever chemicals” that are impossible to get rid of after they accumulate in the ground.

It’s the latest salvo by cities and states that over the years have sued more than a dozen manufacturers and sellers products such as firefighting foam used by the military and first responders that contain certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals, collectively known as PFAS.

California Attorney General Rob Bonta on Thursday announced the suit, which alleges the companies knew or should have known ...