3M agrees to order requiring cleanup of ‘forever chemicals’ in Morgan, Lawrence
Source: https://www.moultonadvertiser.com/, July 30, 2020
By: Eric Fleischauer
A consent order announced Friday by the state requiring 3M Co. to clean up waste sites containing “forever chemicals” and to take steps to limit the release of the chemicals from its Decatur plant also reveals a dozen contaminated dump sites in Lawrence and Morgan counties.
Lance LeFleur, director of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, on Friday said the consent order took more than a year to negotiate. Read more.