3M Contamination Class Action Settlement

3M Contamination Class Action Settlement

Claim Form Deadline: Passed

Estimated Payout: Varies

Proof required: Yes

Method of payment: Mailed Check



What's This Settlement About?

A $5,000,000 settlement has been agreed on with 3M Company, Daikin America, Inc., Dyneon, LLC, Synagro WWT, Inc., Synagro South, LLC, Toray Fluorofibers (America), Inc., BFI Waste Systems of Alabama, LLC, BFI Waste Systems of North America, LLC, The City of Decatur, Alabama, and Morgan County, Alabama. The settlement is related to a class action lawsuit about whether Defendants polluted the Tennessee River and nearby soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air, and fish by discharging certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”), including perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) and perfluorooctanesulfonate (“PFOS”).

How Do I Qualify?

The class action settlement with 3M is now closed to any new claims. Please look for others on Open Class Actions .com

What Can I Get?

Qualified Members can receive equitable relief in the form of the Court requiring Defendants (except Synagro WWT, Inc., and Synagro South, LLC) to provide certain investigation, remediation, and monitoring of sites, soils, basins, ponds, groundwater, and fish. More details about the equitable relief are described in Section 2 of the Class Settlement Agreement, available on the Case Documents section on this website.

Second, Sludge Application Settlement Subclass Members will receive monetary compensation. After deducting any costs of administration, the net Sludge Application Settlement Fund in the total sum of $5,000,000 will be used to make payments to Sludge Application Settlement Class Members who submit valid Claim Forms.

How Do I File a Claim?

To be eligible to receive a payment from any of the Settlements, you must have submitted a timely Claim Form by May 5, 2022 electronically. It is too late to file a claim now as this class action has been closed.

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