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DoD, state tangle over water contamination reimbursement

DoD, state tangle over water contamination reimbursement

| Environmental Litigation
State spending in response to the toxic chemical contamination that has poisoned the City of Newburgh’s primary water supply and private wells in the towns of Newburgh and New Windsor is $25 million and estimated to grow by another $26 million. What may be shrinking, however, is the state’s chances of recouping any of that…Read the article
Significant Ruling in Bethpage Toxic Plume Litigation

Significant Ruling in Bethpage Toxic Plume Litigation

| Environmental Litigation
A Nassau County Supreme Court Judge handed down a Decision today that clears the way for injured parties to continue their action against the Town of Oyster Bay for injuries the “Grumman” toxic plume emanating from the Town’s properties. Area residents have been exposed to a massive toxic plume emanating from Grumman’s local operations buried…Read the article
Lawsuits Filed Against Popular Weed Killer Linked to Cancer

Lawsuits Filed Against Popular Weed Killer Linked to Cancer

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik attorneys have begun filing lawsuits for those who have contracted Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) as a result of being exposed to glyphosate – the active ingredient in Roundup®. The case of Baker, et al. v. Monsanto Company was filed in the Superior Court of the State of Delaware under Case No. N17C-08-348 on August…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Hosting Hyannis, MA Town Hall

Napoli Shkolnik Hosting Hyannis, MA Town Hall

| Environmental Litigation
Attention Hyannis, Hyannisport and West Hyannisport Residents Recent Tests Reveal Potentially Harmful Levels of PFOA and PFOS in the Drinking Water of Residents.  Hyannis PFOA Water Contamination Community Meeting Attend A Town Hall Meeting for Local Residents Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 6-9pm Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis 35 Scudder Avenue Hyannis, MA 02601…Read the article
Attorney Tate Kunkle Files Water Contamination Lawsuits

Attorney Tate Kunkle Files Water Contamination Lawsuits

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC filed three class action lawsuits in Orange County Supreme Court a little more than a year after the residents of the City of Newburgh learned they had been exposed to toxic concentrations of a fire fighting foam constituent called perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (“PFOS”). “Everyone has a right to clean water and it’s…Read the article
What’s in Your Water – Napoli Shkolnik Investigates

What’s in Your Water – Napoli Shkolnik Investigates

| Environmental Litigation
NAPOLI SHKOLNIK PLLC attorneys have handled landmark environmental cases and can help recover from personal injuries and property damages arising out of exposure to perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and GenX. Clean drinking water is a finite natural resource and a precious commodity. In recent years, however, public drinking water supplies have become contaminated…Read the article
Barnstable, MA in Multi-Million Dollar Litigation

Barnstable, MA in Multi-Million Dollar Litigation

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has recently taken on claims regarding public water contamination in Hyannis, Hyannisport, and West Hyannisport.  We are actively working to investigate this unfortunate matter. Within the past two years, toxic levels of the chemicals that exceeded health advisory limits were found in the Hyannis water multiple times. The chemical has been identified…Read the article
Roundup and Lymphoma: What You Need To Know

Roundup and Lymphoma: What You Need To Know

| Environmental Litigation
Roundup is one of the most popular weed killers that there is, and is used commercially and privately by millions of people throughout the United States. The active ingredient in Roundup is glyphosate, and is the second most used weed killer in the United States. In fact, almost all of the corn, soy, and cotton…Read the article
Expanded Soil and Groundwater Testing Near Wheatfield Landfill

Expanded Soil and Groundwater Testing Near Wheatfield Landfill

| Environmental Litigation
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo directed the New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Health (DOH) expand their ongoing investigations of the Wheatfield landfill’s potential of having contaminated nearby residential properties. This means that the DEC and town of Wheatfield will include both soil and groundwater testing in surrounding residential properties to see…Read the article
Environmental Class Action Lawsuit: Coal Ash

Environmental Class Action Lawsuit: Coal Ash

| Environmental Litigation
Two big energy companies were recently named in a class action lawsuit: First Energy Corp. and NRG Energy, Inc. The suit also names a smaller, local contracting company too – Matt Canestrale Contracting Inc. Filed by the representative of a collection of residents of the town of Labelle in Fayette County, the suit seeks to…Read the article
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