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Massachusetts sues manufacturers over ‘forever chemicals’

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Attorney General Maura Healey says 13 companies made firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals. Healey: The companies continued to make and sell fire fighting foam for decades. The compounds are harmful to human health and polluting the environment. 3M Company says its "acted responsibly" in the manufacturing and sale of its PFAS-based foam.
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Massachusetts sues companies over use of ‘forever chemicals’

Massachusetts has sued more than a dozen companies involved in the manufacture or marketing of so-called forever chemicals for allegedly knowingly polluting the environment and endangering public health.

1 month ago·United States
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The Hill

Massachusetts sues manufacturers over ‘forever chemicals’

Massachusetts is launching a widespread lawsuit against more than a dozen manufacturers over the production and marketing of firefighting foam containing toxic “forever chemicals,” state Attorney G…

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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Massachusetts sues companies over use of ‘forever chemicals’

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has sued more than a dozen companies involved in the manufacture or marketing of so-called forever chemicals, alleging they knowingly polluted...

1 month ago
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Bangor Daily News

Massachusetts sues companies over use of 'forever chemicals'

BOSTON — Massachusetts has sued more than a dozen companies involved in the manufacture or marketing of so-called forever chemicals, alleging they knowingly polluted the environment and endangered public health, state Attorney General Maura Healey said Wednesday.The companies have known about the dangers of PFAS chemicals — found in firefighting foam and consumer products — for years and violated both federal and state environmental laws, she sa…

1 month ago·Bangor, United States
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Boston Globe

State sues chemical companies for pollution from ‘forever chemicals’

More than a dozen manufacturing companies are responsible for millions of dollars in damages to communities across Massachusetts by “knowingly contaminating” drinking water sources, groundwater, and other natural resources, the lawsuit alleged.

1 month ago·Boston, United States
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