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New Jersey Lawsuits Seek Damages at Polluted DuPont Sites (1)

March 27, 2019, 8:43 PMUpdated: March 27, 2019, 9:54 PM

New Jersey is suing DuPont, its spinoff Chemours Co., and the 3M Co. in a bid to recover damages for pollution at four factory sites across the state.

The litigation is part of increased environmental enforcement efforts since Gov. Phil Murphy (D) took office in 2018.

It comes on the heels of a March 25 New Jersey warning to five manufacturers that they could be on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars for pollution from fluorinated chemicals.

The latest round of pollution lawsuits follows a series of similar actions in August and December by Attorney General ...

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