LHWA Reaches Settlement Agreement with DuPont

An order issued yesterday by US District Court Judge Algernon Marbley said the suit brought by the Little Hocking Water Association vs. DuPont has been dismissed pending an undisclosed settlement agreement. Little Hocking filed the federal case against the corporation because of PFOA/C8 contamination that infiltrated their water system and well field. The order released yesterday by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division says the matter is now considered terminated unless the case is reopened for good cause. The court will retain jurisdiction over the settlement agreement.

About Callie J Lyons

Callie Lyons is an investigative journalist and author living in the Mid Ohio Valley. Her first book, Stain-Resistant, Nonstick, Waterproof and Lethal: The Hidden Dangers of C8, is available at Amazon.com and in hundreds of libraries all over the world. Known as a "warrior for public health", Lyons' environmental investigations have been featured in documentaries, including Good Neighbors - Bad Blood and Toxic Soup, on Swedish National Television and in numbers of television, radio and print media interviews. Her work has appeared on Nova's Whiz Kids and in Mother Jones magazine. More recently, a national audience has come to know her award-winning investigative work through the Environmental Working Group and interviews with leading publications like the Huffington Post and The Intercept. Lyons' work was featured in the 2017 documentary Parched:Toxic Waters by National Geographic. The Short, Fantastic Life of a Saloon Girl is Lyons' first published work of historical fiction.
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