MN Attorney General Files Suit Against 3M 21 Nov 17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s attorney general alleges that chemicals dumped by 3M Co. in the Twin Cities metro led to an increase in cancer, infertility and babies with low birth weights.

MN Attorney General Lori Swanson

Attorney General Lori Swanson says in a court filing that the contamination caused $5 billion in health and environmental damage for which 3M should be liable.

3M says the lawsuit is a “misguided attempt” to force the company to pay for a problem that does not exist.