Allegedly Chemicals Dumped by 3M Caused Higher Rates of Cancer

Court Filing: 3M Withheld Information About Contamination

MINNEAPOLIS-Minnesota’s attorney general, in newly filed court briefs, alleges chemicals dumped by 3M Co. in the Twin Cities metro caused higher rates of cancer, infertility and low birthweight babies. Attorney General Lori Swanson says the contamination caused $5 billion in health and environmental damage for which 3M should be liable. The state’s lawsuit against 3M was first filed in 2010….