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A class-action settlement required DuPont to offer to pay the costs of medical monitoring for nearly 100,000 people

Other events that happened on or around 2004

Jul 01, 2015

DuPont formed The Chemours Company, a spin-off business that began operating DuPont’s Washington Works plant

Feb, 2017

DuPont and Chemours agreed to settle thousands of remaining lawsuits, paying the plaintiffs a total of nearly $671 million

Feb 07, 2018

The Ohio Attorney General filed a lawsuit against DuPont and Chemours, seeking reimbursement for Ohio’s costs of investigating and cleaning up C8 contamination in the Ohio River

Nov 22, 2019

The film Dark Waters, a legal thriller about the C8 controversy, was released.

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