Water Supplier Sues DuPont Over Plant Pollution

Law360, New York (November 30, 2009, 1:31 PM EST) -- A nonprofit operation that provides water to more than 12,000 Ohio residents has hit DuPont Co. with allegations that hazardous waste disposal at the chemical giant's Washington Works manufacturing facility has led to substantial contamination of the nearby water supply.

The Little Hocking Water Association Inc. filed suit Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, contending that DuPont violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act by releasing various perfluorinated compounds — including man-made perflurooctanoic acid — from the mid-Ohio Valley Washington...
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