Judge dismisses Chemours lawsuit against DuPont
Alleged DuPont deliberately lowballed the cost of environmental liabilities.
New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies
PFAS used in coatings meant to protect consumer goods have potential links a range of illnesses.
$50M settlement approved for DuPont mercury contamination
Court documents say it’s the largest natural resources damages settlement in Virginia history.
As industry consolidates, PPG retreats from AkzoNobel bid
Amsterdam specialty chemicals company does not want to be part of a PPG deal.
Dow Chemical, DuPont merger approved by European regulators
$62 billion deal will see companies come together, then break apart into three separate, publicly traded companies.
DuPont, Chemours to pay $671M in chemical leak case
Companies to cover any future liabilities related to the release of the perfluorooctanoic acid.
DuPont won’t reopen Texas plant where 2014 leak killed 4
Safety board found neither workers nor the public were safe from chemical exposure by equipment or safety procedures.
Dow, Dupont merger would form chemical producer worth more than $130B
DowDuPont would be split into three companies, focused on materials, agriculture and specialty products.
DuPont and Dow reported to be in merger talks
They would create the world’s second-largest chemical company, behind BASF SE
Chemours chemicals business cutting 5% of global jobs
DuPont spinoff to stop production in Niagara Falls, NY by the end of 2016
DuPont opens $225M plant to make ethanol from cornstalks, leaves and cobs
The facility’s ethanol will go into Tide laundry detergent, replacing the corn-based ethanol long used to stabilize the detergent formula.
DuPont cited for 11 violations in fatal toxic gas leak
Four workers were killed at La Porte works in Houston area.
Woman pleads guilty to selling DuPont trade secrets to China
Christina Liew’s husband is currently serving 15 years for espionage charges related to the case.
BioAmber signs BDO deal for planned 100,000-ton plant
Contract with Vinamar guarantees 100% of the output will be sold for 15 years.
Strong Latin American demand for ag products fuels DuPont Q3 gain
But global chemical company exploring strategic alternatives for its performance chemicals unit.