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Date: 02-21-2018

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State of Minnesota v. 3M Corporation

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Judge: Kevin S. Burke

Court: Hennepin County, Minnesota

Plaintiff's Attorney: Lori Swanson, AG

Defendant's Attorney: Not Available

Description: Minneapolis, MN - 3M Settles Pollution Claims With Minnesota

The State of Minnesita sued 3M Corporation on a environmental law theory claiming that 3M wrongfully polluted drinking water with PFCs.

3M, best known for Post-It notes, dumped chemicals at sites near Minneapolis for more than 40 years -- allowing them to get into wildlife and drinking water, Swanson claimed. The company knew the chemicals were harmful, but concealed the effects from regulators and distorted science on them.

Outcome: Settled for $850 million.

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