Category Archives: Industrial hazards

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Further Trouble for the Dow & DuPont Merger as Jury Awards $10.5m Punitive Damages in DuPont C-8 Case

Problems would seem to be mounting for the proposed merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont as a US jury recently awarded $10.5 million in punitive damages against DuPont in a C-8 contamination case. On the 6th January, 2017, a jury in Columbus, Ohio, awarded plaintiff Kenneth Vigneron $10.5 million in punitive damages for the DuPont’s […]

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Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD

Organophosphates are the basis of many nerve agents, which includes insecticides and herbicides, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency lists them as being very highly acutely toxic to bees, wildlife, and humans. Chlorpyrifos is a crystalline organophosphate, introduced in 1965 by Dow Chemical, and has been known by many tradenames including Dursban and Lorsban. […]

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The Toxic Merger of Dow and DuPont

While the proposed merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont remains stalled, under investigation by the EU on the grounds of ‘anti-trust’, other concerns have been raised not least those surrounding the apparent attempts, by both companies, to see the back of potentially vast liabilities connected with contamination legacies. DuPont, C8 and “A Bankruptcy Waiting to […]

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