3M to pay $55M in Michigan PFAS settlement
Source: https://www.mlive.com/, February 20, 2020
By: Garret Ellison
Chemical manufacturer 3M will pay $55 million to help footwear giant Wolverine World Wide cover the cost of extending municipal water to neighborhoods with drinking water contaminated by PFAS chemicals from industrial waste dumping.
The payment was announced late afternoon Thursday, Feb. 20. It comes a day after a federal judge approved a settlement between the state of Michigan, two townships and Wolverine, in which the company agreed to pay $69.5 million toward new municipal water mains. Read more.