Ten years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sued DuPont for contaminating the Ohio River with PFOA. Read more
The jury awarded Mr. Hood $6.7 million in compensatory damages and $1.5 million in punitive damages against DuPont for failing to warn about the dangers of benzene in its products. Read more
The Wise lawsuit, filed in November 2014, alleged that DuPont failed to inspect, repair and maintain “faulty and defective equipment” and said its review of state records show the plant was... Read more
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board, the federal agency that investigates chemical accidents, has sent a team to a Houston-area industrial plant where a chemical leak killed four people. The 7-me... Read more
According to correspondence between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and DuPont, the manufacture of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) recently came to a halt – two years ahead of t... Read more
Monsanto, the world’s largest seed company, has won a $1 billion victory over DuPont, its archrival, in a lawsuit concerning patents in the agricultural seed market. The victory, which dealt... Read more
A recently published study revealed children living near DuPont’s plant in West Virginia are exposed to much higher concentrations of an industrial chemical than are their mothers. Children... Read more
A U.S. federal jury has awarded DuPont $919.9 million in damages, ruling that a South Korean company stole trade secrets for a fiber used to make Kevlar bulletproof vests. The Richmond, Va.,... Read more
The complaints of 14 West Virginia families who blame illnesses — ranging from cancer to rashes — on long-term exposure to toxic waste piled up at a former DuPont zinc-smelting p... Read more
The West Virginia Supreme Court has refused to reconsider its decision involving DuPont and the $100 million award of punitive damages awarded in a pollution case. DuPont had asked the Court... Read more
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