Parkersburg Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. DuPont, Chemours settle lawsuit for US$671 mil.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The China Post

    ... a decade ago. More than 3,500 federal and state lawsuits allege that the DuPont Co. Washington Works plant, near Parkersburg, West Virginia, had dumped perfluorooctanoic acid into the Ohio River, contaminating the local drinking water and causing ...

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  2. $670 Million Settlement of DuPont -Chemours Lawsuit Involving Toxic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | PRWeb

    This settlement marks a huge step toward justice for a community of people who were unknowingly exposed to toxic chemicals for upwards of 50 years. DuPont and their affiliate company Chemours will pay $670.7 million in cash to settle approximately 3,550 lawsuits involving the toxic chemical C-8, which was produced at a DuPont plant outside Parkersburg, WV.

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  3. DuPont, Chemours to pay $671M in chemical leak caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Madison Press

    ... a decade ago. More than 3,500 federal and state lawsuits allege that the DuPont Co. Washington Works plant, near Parkersburg, West Virginia, had dumped perfluorooctanoic acid into the Ohio River, contaminating the local drinking water and causing ...

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  4. James Henry GoodwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    James Henry Goodwin, 72, U.S. Navy Veteran, Rank E-3, Parkersburg, WV passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017, at his residence alongside his family after an extended illness. He was born December 21, 1944 in Jackson County, WV, a son of the late James Muryl Goodwin and Oma Estelle Rake.

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  5. Curtis D. HarperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... son-in-law Rusty Watson. He is survived by his wife, Phylis (Rossiter) Harper; eight children, Lois Garner of Parkersburg, W.Va., Charlotte Harper of Parkersburg, Karen King of Indiana, Pa., Alice Moseley, Tommy Mackey and Tracy Watson all of ...

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  6. Suspect arrested in Sunday morning shooting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Mitchell Allan Edwards, 34, of 4 Tonya Ave., Parkersburg, is in custody at the North Central Regional Jail on a $200,000 bond, charged with malicious assault and presentation of a firearm during commission of a felony. He was arrested Sunday afternoon, after Steven Mandrell walked into the Camden Clark Medical Center Emergency Department at 6:31 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his left arm, according to a release from the department.

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  7. Arrest made in high-speed car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A Parkersburg man was arrested on multiple charges Saturday after leading a Wood County sheriff's deputy on a chase in which the suspect's speed reached upward of 80 miles per hour on two-lane roads. According to a criminal complaint in Wood County Magistrate Court, Chad E. Flores, 46, of 34 Wildwood Circle, Parkersburg, was arrested Saturday on charges of fleeing in a vehicle while driving under the influence and fleeing in a vehicle with reckless disregard, along with warrants for three counts of shoplifting and one count of petit larceny.

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  8. DuPont, Chemours agree to split $900M costs in Teflon cancer casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: PHILADELPHIA - Shares of Chemours Co. topped $32 for the first time in the company's history Monday, and the stock of DuPont Co., Chemours' former owner, also rose after the chemical makers agreed to split the cost of settling about 3,500 lawsuits, and possible future cases, that blame workers and residents' cancer on DuPont's former Teflon production at the Washington Works plant on the Ohio River in Parkersburg, W. Va.

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  9. DuPont and Chemours Co settle lawsuits relating to chemical leaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Jurist

    The claims arose after a leak of perfluorooctanoic acid [EPA materials], a chemical used to make Teflon with known links to cancer, from DuPont's Parkersburg, West Virginia, plant. The claimants alleged that the chemical contaminated their water supplies and had been linked to the appearance of six separate diseases, including testicular and kidney cancer, in the area.

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  10. DuPont, Chemours settle C-8 cases for $670 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | West Virginia Metro

    DuPont and Chemours announced Monday they've agreed to settle approximately 3,500 claims involving the toxic Teflon chemical C-8 once made at DuPont's Washington Works plant near Parkersburg for $670.70 million. A news release from Chemours Monday said the agreement "resolves all indemnification obligations between Chemours and DuPont for all of the approximately 3,500 claims in the Ohio multi-district litigation" adding the settlement "is not in any way an admission of liability or fault by DuPont or Chemours."

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  11. Justice's Greenbrier, Glade Springs step aside on tourism matching grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | West Virginia Metro

    ... wards in March and October, respectively. Brad McElhinny is the statewide correspondent for MetroNews. Brad is a Parkersburg native who spent more than 20 years at the Charleston Daily Mail.

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  12. DuPont to Pay $670M Over Teflon-Making Chemical Leak in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Insurance Journal West

    DuPont said on Monday it agreed to pay $670.7 million in cash to settle several lawsuits related to a chemical leak from a plant in West Virginia . The company said it settled about 3,550 personal injury claims arising from the leak of perfluorooctanoic acid, also known as PFOA or C-8, from DuPont's Parkersburg, West Virginia, plant.

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  13. DuPont and Chemours settle PFOA suitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Chemical and Engineering News

    DuPont and Chemours have agreed to pay $670 million to settle 3,550 lawsuits in Ohio and West Virginia by residents who say they were sickened by drinking water contaminated by perfluorooctanoic acid released from a former DuPont plant in Parkersburg, W. Va. DuPont and Chemours, a DuPont spin-off that now owns the plant, will each pay $335 million of the settlement.

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  14. DuPont settles lawsuits over leak of chemical used to make TeflonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... claims arising from the leak of perfluorooctanoic acid, which is also known as PFOA or C-8, from its plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia. "We look forward to working with DuPont to finalize this settlement and get these injured class members paid as ...

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  15. DuPont to pay $670 million to settle C8 lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... cancer. DuPont began using C8, also known as perfluorooctanoic acid, at its Washington Works plant south of Parkersburg, West Virginia, in the 1950s. In the 1960s, the company confirmed it was toxic to animals and 10 years later said it had been ...

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  16. Driven by philanthropy: Man helps business by helping othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... dealership, which sold and serviced Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Land Rover and Jaguar vehicles, was acquired by the Parkersburg-based Astorg Motor Company in December after Smith retired as owner. There was an opportunity to stay on board as part of ...

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  17. Velma Schrader celebrates 50 years as dance instructorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... directing Schrader Youth Ballet Company, a nonprofit corporation established to promote and foster dance in the Parkersburg area. At the age of 85, Schrader, of Belpre, still enjoys teaching classes three days a week at her dance studio at 601 ...

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  18. Madeline Boston CoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Madeline Boston Coe, 98, joined her heavenly Father on Sunday, February 12, 2017. She passed away peacefully in Parkersburg, W.Va., surrounded by devoted family and friends.

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  19. Geraldine A. BrookoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Three daughters and one son survive, Irene McEwuen, Marjorie Brookover, Mary Brookover and George Brookover, all of Parkersburg; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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  20. Debra HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Erica, and taking care of her family. Debra will be deeply missed by her son, George (Kathy) Montgomery of Parkersburg; granddaughter, Erica Montgomery of Parkersburg; sisters, Darlene (Henry) Cline of Parkersburg, Beverly Streight (Rex Curry) of ...

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