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Napoli Shkolink Files Class Action for Water Contamination

Napoli Shkolink Files Class Action for Water Contamination

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Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a class action lawsuit against five manufacturers of aqueous firefighting foams (“AFFF”) containing perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”) and perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) for the contamination of the groundwater relied upon Dutchess County and seeks to certify a class to represent all water providers in the State of New York that have been…Read the article
Lawmakers Prod EPA For Action on PFAs

Lawmakers Prod EPA For Action on PFAs

| Environmental Litigation
During a lengthy hearing, members of the House Energy and Commerce Environment Subcommittee urged the Trump Administration to take firmer action against the “forever chemicals” which pollute drinking water supplies across the country. Once people are exposed to them, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluouroalkyl chemicals remain in the human body almost indefinitely. PFAs are probable carcinogens, and…Read the article
NH Senators Seek Action On Pease Water Contamination

NH Senators Seek Action On Pease Water Contamination

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With a new boss at the Environmental Protection Agency, New Hampshire Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen hope that the agency will “understand and address the PFAS contamination problem facing the nation.” These lawmakers are especially concerned with the perfluorooctanesulfonic acid contamination around the Pease International Tradeport, which was once Pease Air Force Base. For…Read the article
PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Class Action Filed in MA

PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Class Action Filed in MA

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Napoli Shkolnik PLLC and the Law Offices of Brian Cunha & Associates have filed a lawsuit against five manufacturers of aqueous firefighting foams (“AFFF”) containing perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”) and perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) for the contamination of the groundwater relied upon by Hyannis, Hyannisport, and West Hyannisport. The class action complaint was filed in the Federal…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files PFOA/PFOS Contamination Case in WA

Napoli Shkolnik Files PFOA/PFOS Contamination Case in WA

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a lawsuit against five manufacturers of aqueous firefighting foams (“AFFF”) containing perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”) and perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) for the contamination of the groundwater relied upon by the residents of Airway Heights and Medical Lake, Washington. The class action complaint was filed in the Federal District Court for the Eastern…Read the article
Oscoda Township Town Hall Meeting

Oscoda Township Town Hall Meeting

| Environmental Litigation
PFAS From Wurtsmith AFB Is Leaking Into Drinking Water Recent tests on parts of Michigan’s water supply confirmed the worst fears of many, and although Lake Huron’s Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonate levels are low right now, they could climb much higher very quickly. More than 260,000 people in a seven-county area draw all or most of their…Read the article
Michigan Shoemaker in PFOA Water Contamination Disaster

Michigan Shoemaker in PFOA Water Contamination Disaster

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Did Wolverine World Wide turn a blind eye to an old toxic dump site that has subsequently poisoned the local water supply for generations hence? Through their reckless and negligent actions, people in the community became very sick and property values plummeted. For roughly a hundred years, Wolverine World Wide, the parent company of Hush Puppies…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Lawsuit

Napoli Shkolnik Files PFOA/PFOS Water Contamination Lawsuit

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In the News Hampton Bays Water District sues over contaminated wells, NewsDay (March 1, 2018) Hampton Bays Water District Files Lawsuit Over Well Contamination, 27east.com (February 23, 2018) Lawsuit Filed For PFOA and PFOS Contamination in the Hampton Bays Water District, Town of Southampton, New York Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a lawsuit against five…Read the article
Poison Water Causes Serious Illnesses At Peterson AFB

Poison Water Causes Serious Illnesses At Peterson AFB

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Fed up with PFOA-laced drinking water that may be causing cancer and low birth weights, some of the residents in and around Colorado Springs’ Peterson Air Force Base have turned to attorneys of Napoli Shkolnik for both justice and financial compensation. Beginning in the 1970’s, air force firefighters used large amounts of PFOA-laced firefighting foam.…Read the article
Understanding PFOA and Its Health Risks

Understanding PFOA and Its Health Risks

| Environmental Litigation
With a technical name of perfluorooctanoic acid, PFOA is a man-made chemical and does not exist in any form naturally. It is a key ingredient in products that are made to resist oils and waters and to be more heat tolerant. The most famous brand name for products with resistant qualities is Teflon. The same…Read the article
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