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How PFAS in Soil Affect Livestock in Trickle-Down Effect

How PFAS in Soil Affect Livestock in Trickle-Down Effect

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PFAS, or Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances, are a group of chemicals that have been used in a number of industries for many years. Unfortunately, it is now becoming more understood just how harmful PFAS can be to both human health and the environment. In this blog post, we will discuss how PFAS affects livestock through…Read the article
Environmental Lawyers: What Are They, and What Do They Do?

Environmental Lawyers: What Are They, and What Do They Do?

| Environmental Litigation
An environmental lawyer is a legal professional who specializes in the field of environmental law. This encompasses a wide range of legal and regulatory issues, such as pollution control, contamination, natural resources management, land use planning, and much more. Environmental lawyers may work for private firms, government agencies, or non-profit organizations. In this article, we’ll…Read the article
8 Product Liability Cases You Should Know About

8 Product Liability Cases You Should Know About

| Napoli Shkolnik News
In the United States, people have seen a rapid increase in litigation for product liability.  A product liability case is a type of case that can be brought against any business that makes, distributes, or sells a product if that product causes an injury or other harm to the user of the product. Some product…Read the article
Grumman’s Bethpage Facility – Target of a New Class Action

Grumman’s Bethpage Facility – Target of a New Class Action

| Environmental Litigation
Between 1950 and 1994, Grumman operated an aerospace facility in Bethpage, NY, that produced everything from World War II fighters to the Apollo Lunar Module, dumping a catastrophic volume of pollution into the soil in the process. For five years, the company (now Northrup Grumman) has been fighting lawsuits claiming that the toxic plume it…Read the article

Contaminants of Emerging Concern: PFAS in Your Water

| Environmental Litigation
Early in 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency addressed contaminants of emerging concern in drinking water, highlighting the presence of PFAS. The EPA regulates 90 contaminants in drinking water, but not PFAS. There are over 4,700 known PFA compounds used in a variety of applications. Out of 4,700 known PFA compounds, 29 are found as contaminants…Read the article
The EPA Should Stop Fighting Against the Children of Flint

The EPA Should Stop Fighting Against the Children of Flint

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorneys Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law and Paul Napoli  are speaking out against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Biden White House for their failures to fulfill their promises to Flint residents who continue to endure the tragic consequences of the Flint poisoned water crisis. During…Read the article
Ben Crump Supports Flint Bone Lead Testing Program

Ben Crump Supports Flint Bone Lead Testing Program

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The Flint Water Crisis devastated the community for six years after the City of Flint switched to a new water source as a money-saving measure. Officials failed to treat the water to avoid lead in the pipes from contaminating the water and families were exposed to dangerous levels of lead. This exposure is especially detrimental…Read the article
AFFF Class Action Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of TX Community

AFFF Class Action Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of TX Community

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a class action lawsuit for the contamination of the groundwater relied upon private well owners in Lubbock, Texas. The class action complaint was filed against manufacturers of aqueous firefighting foams (“AFFF”) containing perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”) and perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) and manufacturers of fluorosurfactants containing PFOS and PFOA. The class action…Read the article
Milestone Class Settlement: AFFF MDL Litigation

Milestone Class Settlement: AFFF MDL Litigation

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik lawyers representing individuals in the Town of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, announced that they have reached an agreement in principal with Tyco Fire Products L.P., Chemguard, Inc., and ChemDesign, Inc. (“Defendants”) to settle a putative class action addressing certain claims of damage arising from contamination of dozens of privately-owned drinking water wells in the Town…Read the article
Lawmakers Crack Down on Illegal Dumpers

Lawmakers Crack Down on Illegal Dumpers

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In the wake of a discovery of an illegal solid waste dumping ground in Long Island, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved a measure which broadens the definition of “acutely hazardous” substances and stiffens possible criminal penalties. Earlier in 2020, investigators discovered that a company had secretly buried about 40,000 pounds of hazardous solid waste…Read the article