Consent Decree resolves environmental litigation between the Company, State of Michigan, and Townships
Wolverine reaches settlement with 3M
Wolverine Worldwide announced that U.S. District Judge Janet T. Neff has approved a Consent Decree reached earlier this month among the Company, the State of Michigan, Plainfield Charter Township, and Algoma Township. This Consent Decree resolves the litigation between the parties and includes significant next steps in Wolverine’s already extensive efforts to ensure long-term water quality and continued environmental remediation in and around its hometown.
The Company also announced a settlement of its lawsuit against 3M Company. Under the terms of the settlement, 3M is making a lump sum financial contribution of $55 million towards Wolverine’s efforts to address PFAS remediation under the Consent Decree.
To read Wolverine’s press release, the Consent Decree, and Judge Neff’s order approving the Consent Decree, please click the links below:
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