A federal jury said Wednesday DuPont should pay both compensatory and punitive damages for dumping into the Ohio River one of its chemicals used in the production of Teflon. The case involves a man who blames those actions for his testicular cancer. The chemical is known as C8 and it … Read more »
Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. Cimarron Energy: The manufacturer of oil and natural gas production, process and environmental equipment has hired Jeffrey L. Foster as chief executive officer. Foster joins the company from MicroSeismic where he was president and CEO since 2014. International … Read more »
DuPont has now gone through two full trials to determine if its chemical called C-8 is responsible for a handful of cancers. The company had been dumping the chemical that used to make Teflon and Stair Master carpet into the Ohio River — something that two separate juries had determined caused kidney and testicular cancer in the specific cases brought before them.
Dow Chemical will stop making its rooftop solar shingles, called the Powerhouse Solar line, less than five years after it launched the product. A July 28 letter sent to builders says Dow will accept orders for its Powerhouse Solar System 2.0 through July 28, reports MLive. Dow spokesperson Jamie Ellis … Read more »
A global initiative called below50 that aims to scale up the development and use of low-carbon fuels launched today with 20-plus organizations and global brands including Audi, DuPont, DSM, Joule, LanzaTech, Novozymes and Yale University.
Chemical giants Dow and DuPont agreed to merge late last year, forming a $130 billion company that will split into three companies focusing on agriculture, material science and specialty products such as biomaterials. But new analysis shows this may not be the “merger of equals” touted by Dow and DuPont. … Read more »