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Solvay withholds data about toxic PFAS pollution in New Jersey

By November 17, 2020November 18th, 2020PFAS in the news

NEW JERSEY IS battling the chemical company Solvay Specialty Polymers over critical information about a recently identified group of PFAS compounds. The company has provided the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection with studies showing that the chemicals, which it has released near its plant in West Deptford, are toxic. But Solvay has forbidden the state agency from sharing the details of the chemicals’ effects on health and the environment on the grounds that they are confidential business information. Read more…