3M, Tyco Want Firefighting Foam Contamination Suit Tossed

Law360, Boston (June 7, 2017, 7:30 PM EDT) -- Chemical companies including 3M, United Technologies and Tyco Fire Products LP asked a federal judge in Massachusetts on Wednesday to dismiss a county’s lawsuit over their firefighting foam products, arguing that the county’s contamination allegations are premature and far too vague.

The companies told U.S. District Judge Denise Casper that Barnstable County can’t even say which firefighting foam was used, or when, or how the county was harmed when chemicals from some or all of the foams allegedly contaminated the groundwater at a firefighter training facility....
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