Bloomberg Law
July 20, 2022, 5:48 PMUpdated: July 20, 2022, 7:21 PM

DuPont, 3M Face PFAS Lawsuit From Wisconsin Attorney General (1)

Zach Bright
Zach Bright

Chemical companies including DuPont de Nemours Inc. and 3M Co. allegedly deceived consumers and polluted Wisconsin waterways with “forever chemicals,” according to a lawsuit that top state officials announced Wednesday.

Three manufacturers and 15 more defendants violated state law with actions that directly contaminated the state’s natural resources and property with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, state Attorney General Josh Kaul (D) said in a complaint filed in Dane County Circuit Court.

The companies are alleged for a role in producing, marketing, selling, or distributing products with PFAS, taking measures to protect their own employees from the long-lasting chemical ...

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