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The Emerging Crisis of PFAS Exposure

The Emerging Crisis of PFAS Exposure

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This article was written by Paul Napoli and Tate J. Kunkle and appeared in the New York Law Journal (October 7, 2017) Are PFAS the next MTBE? Or, perhaps the next asbestos? Or, in the words of William Shakespeare, is it much ado about nothing? That is the question from both sides of the bar,…Read the article
Class Action Lawsuit Filed For PFOA Contamination in Yaphank

Class Action Lawsuit Filed For PFOA Contamination in Yaphank

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik 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 by the residents of Yaphank, New York. The class action complaint was filed in the Supreme Court for the State of New York,…Read the article
The EPA and Trump: What are the plans?

The EPA and Trump: What are the plans?

| Environmental Litigation
When President Donald Trump was on the campaign trail, his feelings about the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)–and his plan for it–were made clear. As he has moved through the first year of his presidency, his feelings about the EPA haven’t changed, and while he probably won’t eliminate the EPA, he has rolled back…Read the article
U.S. Navy Secretary Visits LI for Bethpage Water

U.S. Navy Secretary Visits LI for Bethpage Water

| Environmental Litigation
BETHPAGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The secretary of the U.S. Navy visited Long Island on Friday to see first-hand the legacy of groundwater pollution that has been traced to Navy work during World War II. The visit came as testing of wells showed radioactive radium is spreading, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported. Monique Aksoy is one of many…Read the article
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

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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
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