STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Georgia-Pacific, 3M Co. Over Alleged PFAS Water Contamination

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. –– A new class action lawsuit has accused several defendants, including Georgia-Pacific and 3M Co., of dumping large quantities of waste into a landfill that ultimately contaminated drinking water with harmful levels of PFAS.

In the Nov. 1 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the plaintiffs said that the concentration of PFAS detected in the town’s municipal water well was more than “22 times the limits adopted by both the state and federal government, which themselves are as much as 70 times the limits recommended by experts.”

Plaintiffs David Dykehouse, ...

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