A stretch of land that is home to a DuPont-owned chemical plant has been nicknamed “Cancer Alley” due to the plant’s emissions of chloroprene, a carcinogenic chemical. Thirteen people living near the plant are suing DuPont in order to stop the production of the pollutant.
From Holland to Ohio, PFOA, the toxic key ingredient in Teflon, has spread into waterways and rivers from former DuPont factories.
WILMINGTON, Delaware --- Earlier this month, climate and health activists from West Virginia and Ohio met with their Dutch counterparts to discuss the pollution caused by a chemical that was once a key ingredient in the non-stick coating Teflon. Members of Keep Your Promises, DuPont, a group