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Indiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against 22 Companies Over ‘Forever Chemicals’

The office of Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of the state of Indiana against more than 20 companies, claiming that they knew the health risks and the dangers of Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, otherwise known as PFAS.

According to the complaint, filed by Rokita’s office on Wednesday in Shelby County, the office is alleging that 22 companies knew of the toxic impact that PFAS was having on the state of Indiana’s drinking water and natural resources, posing serious health risk to residents throughout the state.

The companies listed as defendants in the lawsuit include:

  • 3M Company
  • AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.
  • Archroma U.S. Inc.
  • Arkema Inc.
  • BASF Corporation
  • Buckeye Fire Equipment Company
  • Carrier Fire and Security Corporation
  • Carrier Fire and Security Americas Corporation
  • Carrier Global Corporation
  • ChemDesign Products, Inc.
  • Chemguard, Inc.
  • Clariant Corporation
  • Corteva, Inc.
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • Dynax Corporation
  • EIDP, Inc.
  • The Chemours Company
  • Kidde-Fenwal Inc.
  • Kiddie Limited
  • National Foam, Inc.
  • United Technologies Corporation
  • Tyco Fire Products
  • ABC Corporations 1-10.

Read the source article at FOX 59

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