Aqua Pennsylvania Hits Slew Of Chem Cos. With PFAS Suit

Law360 (May 10, 2021, 7:52 PM EDT) -- A private water utility serving customers across Pennsylvania has filed suit to hold a group of companies including 3M and DuPont de Nemours Inc. responsible for costs incurred in testing and treating water supplies for toxic chemicals, known as PFAS, that they produced and sold.

An Aqua America Inc. subsidiary said in a complaint removed to federal court Monday that the chemical companies had disregarded mounting evidence over the years that the chemicals, which are manufactured for use in firefighting foam and certain commercial products designed to resist stains and water, were linked to health problems including thyroid disease and cancer....

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