3M to pay for perfluoro investigations

Cozier, Muriel
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/28/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 68, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports on the agreement reached by 3M with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency in which it will pay to manage and investigate the impact of perfluoro chemicals detected in drinking water in Washington County in Minnesota. According to the author, 3M will use $8 million to reduce chemicals that are leaking from the Washington County landfill. A further $5 million will be used for research into the environmental impact of perfluorooctane sulphate and perfluorooctanoic acid.


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