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Vermont Attorney General files lawsuits amid PFOA concerns

June 28, 2019 04:43 AM

VERMONT- The Vermont Attorney General filed lawsuits on Thursday against DuPont, 3M, and other chemical companies.   

The state is seeking damages for contamination of groundwater and drinking water with PFOA.      

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Studies have found potential links between high levels of PFOA and a range of illnesses including kidney cancer.     

The chemical was recently found in water around two former factories in the Bennington area.

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