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DuPont needs to get priorities Straight


(June 16, 2003) - The Controversy surrounding DUPont Co. and perfluorooctanoic acid contamination in public water systems near is Parkersburg, W. Va., fluoroproducts plant offers a lesson in how NOT TO BUILD COMMUNITY TRUST!

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PFOA Fact sheet - EPA

EPA seeks citizen input on C8

By: Callie Lyons
Marietta Times
April 22, 2003


Local residents or anyone wanting to submit written comments for a hearing on C8 planned in Washington, D.C., in June have until May 16 to submit their information.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has called a public meeting to gather information about the controversial chemical used in DuPont's manufacturing of Teflon and other products. The company calls it C8; scientists call it by its official designation, PFOA. The outcome of the June 6 hearing could be further regulation of the chemical.

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