DuPont, 3M Win Dismissal of California PFAS Lawsuit (Correct)

Jan. 22, 2021, 4:09 PMUpdated: Jan. 22, 2021, 6:47 PM

3M Co. and E.I. DuPont de Nemours Inc. shook off a California water utility’s claims that they contaminated the state water supply with PFAS after the Central District of California found the utility failed to establish jurisdiction.

Golden State Water Co. alleges that the companies “directed and instructed” intermediaries and end users of their products to dispose of them in a way they should have known may cause contamination.

But the complaint doesn’t show that the companies have sufficient contacts with California to proceed with claims there, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California said in ...

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