From Inside PFAS Policy

Some Local Officials Object To ‘Overbroad’ Release Of Claims In PFAS MDL

November 13, 2023
A handful of large municipal water systems and local governments are formally objecting to class-action settlements with PFAS manufacturers over drinking water contamination, arguing the proposed agreements include “overbroad” releases of claims that include stormwater, wastewater, real property and personal injury claims. The parties also raise a host of other objections, including that the settlement with 3M -- worth between $10.5 billion and $12.5 billion, as well as the $1.185 billion settlement with DuPont and its spin-off companies Chemours and...

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