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March 10, 2021  

DuPont expands Molykote specialty lubricants production

DuPont has invested over $40 million to expand production

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March 31, 2020  

Judge dismisses Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

Alleged DuPont deliberately lowballed the cost of environmental liabilities.

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May 30, 2019  

New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies

PFAS used in coatings meant to protect consumer goods have potential links a range of illnesses.

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August 1, 2017  

$50M settlement approved for DuPont mercury contamination

Court documents say it’s the largest natural resources damages settlement in Virginia history.

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June 1, 2017  

As industry consolidates, PPG retreats from AkzoNobel bid

Amsterdam specialty chemicals company does not want to be part of a PPG deal.

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March 27, 2017  

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.

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February 14, 2017  

DuPont, Chemours to pay $671M in chemical leak case

Companies to cover any future liabilities related to the release of the perfluorooctanoic acid.

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April 1, 2016  

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.

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December 11, 2015  

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.

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December 10, 2015  

DuPont and Dow reported to be in merger talks

They would create the world’s second-largest chemical company, behind BASF SE

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November 30, 2015  

Chemours chemicals business cutting 5% of global jobs

DuPont spinoff to stop production in Niagara Falls, NY by the end of 2016

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November 2, 2015  

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.

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May 15, 2015  

DuPont cited for 11 violations in fatal toxic gas leak

Four workers were killed at La Porte works in Houston area.

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May 7, 2015  

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.

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January 23, 2014  

BioAmber signs BDO deal for planned 100,000-ton plant

Contract with Vinamar guarantees 100% of the output will be sold for 15 years.

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October 23, 2013  

Strong Latin American demand for ag products fuels DuPont Q3 gain

But global chemical company exploring strategic alternatives for its performance chemicals unit.

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October 17, 2013  

Newalta, DuPont collaborate on water processing technology

Will remove solids from water used at oil and gas sites for higher level of reuse.

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June 12, 2013  

US-China climate deal to eliminate HFCs

Potent greenhouse gases far more powerful at trapping heat than CO2.