The defendants are Dow Chemical Company, Ferro Corporation, Vulcan Materials Company, Procter & Gamble Company, and Shell Oil Company. SCWA asserts state law tort claims against the manufacturers and distributors of 1,4-dioxane and/or products containing 1,4-dioxane. Defendants have moved to dismiss, and Judge Joseph F. Bianco heard oral argument on Defendants’ Motion on June 27, 2018.
Suffolk County Water Authority v. The Dow Chemical Company, et al., Case No. 17-cv-06980 (E.D.N.Y.) (filed Nov. 30, 2017). This case seeks damages for 1,4-dioxane contamination of drinking water wells suffered by Suffolk County Water Authority (“SCWA”), the nation’s largest supplier of public drinking water from groundwater, resulting from the use and discharge of 1-4 dioxane or products containing 1,4-dioxane, a carcinogenic compound.