A federal jury in Columbus has awarded a Guysville woman who got cancer after drinking water contaminated by the chemical C-8 that was released from a DuPont plant on the Ohio River 1.6 million dollars.

Dozens of West Virginia residents have filed lawsuits against DuPont for allegedly contaminating drinking water.

A panel of doctors has released its recommended protocols for medical monitoring of residents exposed to the chemical C-8 used by a DuPont plant in Wood County.