Michigan AG Sues PFAS Manufacturers Over Contamination

Michigan’s Attorney General filed two lawsuits—one in state court and one in federal court—against PFAS manufacturers. The state court complaint targets manufacturers of commercial-grade AFFF who sold product into Michigan, and the federal suit targets manufacturers of military-grade AFFF. The suits seek damages and injunctive relief for “widespread” PFAS contamination in the State. August 20,…

Wolverine Resolves PFAS Claims with State of Michigan and 3M

Two years after the State of Michigan sued Wolverine for allegedly contaminating groundwater with PFAS, the shoemaker settled the State’s claims, agreeing to pay $69.5 million and extend municipal water to over a thousand properties that rely on groundwater as drinking water. One day after the Consent Decree was entered Wolverine settled its related claims…