The Hill: Federal court finalizes $1.2B ‘forever chemicals’ settlement involving major firms

A federal district court judge granted final approval Thursday to a $1.2 billion settlement between water utilities affected by “forever chemicals” and DuPont de Nemours, as well as spinoff firms Chemours and Corteva.

Per the terms of the settlement, the three companies will collectively establish a $1.18 billion fund for public water systems that have been contaminated by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS, at any level.

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