DuPont commits to PFOA cut in US
- DuPont Sets Temporary C-8 Limit. Franz, Neil // Chemical Week;3/27/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 13, p39
Reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and DuPont have finalized an agreement to set temporary drinking water limits for ammonium perfluoroocatanoate (C-8). Terms of the agreement; Test results on the level of C-8 detected in drinking water supplies in West Virginia and Ohio.
- USEPA, DUPONT SET TOUGHER PFOA ACTION LEVEL. // Journal: American Water Works Association;Mar2007, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p24
The article offers information on the agreement undertaken by DuPont and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) relative to the protection of Ohio and West Virginia residents living near a DuPont factory along the Ohio River against perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) contamination...
- W.Va. -- New Action to Lower PFOA Levels Near DuPont Plant. // Clean Water Report;3/18/2009, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p11
The article reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has set new perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) action level in drinking water for communities surrounding DuPont de Nemours and Co. in West Virginia. It states that if the level of PFOA reaches or exceeds 0.40 parts per billion (ppb),...
- DuPont Faces EPA Action over PFOA Disclosure. Westervelt, Robert // Chemical Week;6/23/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 21, p8
Reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to take enforcement action against DuPont for failing to report information on negative health impacts related to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Information on PFOA; Violations committed by DuPont; Details of the petition...
- Watch out for falling shoes. // Waste News;12/19/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 17, p8
This article reports that environmental groups are complaining that the $16.5 million administrative settlement levied by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency against E.I. du Pont de Nemours & last week is too small, and on one level they may be right. On its face, the fine is a drop in the...
- DuPont Offers Alternate Drinking Water Supplies. // Chemical Market Reporter;4/8/2002, Vol. 261 Issue 14, p29
Reports that chemical company DuPont has agreed to provide an alternative drinking water supply to the residents living near its facility in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Details on a consent agreement finalized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the chemical company; Locations of...
- NEWS BITS. // Automotive Body Repair News;Aug2003, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p18
Reports that both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Virginia had recognized the DuPont Front Royal Plant for its environmental efforts. Acceptance of the plant into the Performance Track of the agency; Reduction of air emissions and solid waste.
- DuPont refutes EPA accusation. Cozier, Muriel // European Chemical News;8/23/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2113, p22
Reports on the statement issued by DuPont to refute the accusation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, that the company failed to notify the agency of potential hazards linked to the chemical perfluorooctanoic acid in the U.S. as of September 2004.
- DuPont commits to PFOA water cut. Cozier, Muriel // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;12/4/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 20, p12
The article reports on an agreement reached by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and DuPont that people living near DuPont's Washington Works facility in West Virginia should be exposed to lower levels of perfluoro octanoic acid (PFOA) in their drinking water. EPA showed the basis...