Category Archive: Environmental Litigation

The attorneys at Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC have a sophisticated team of environmental litigation lawyers. From contaminated groundwater to hazardous material spills to climate change litigation, our attorneys understand the severity of environmental contamination and the potential ramifications for humankind. When the irresponsible actions of individuals and corporations result in environmental and personal harm, you have the right to recover damages for immeasurable losses as well as economic ones. Our team can help you to file a claim against the negligent party, and prove the harm that you have suffered. Reach out to us today to schedule your initial consultation and get started on recovery the compensation you deserve.

Free Blood Testing for Newburgh, NY Residents

Free Blood Testing for Newburgh, NY Residents

| Environmental Litigation
In response to the abnormally  high levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) found in the community’s water supply, the Department of Health (DOH) will be conducting free blood tests for Newburgh, NY residents. Interested residents are strong encouraged to pre-register for an appointment by calling (518) 402-7950 or by emailing BEOE@healthy.ny.gov. When: Saturday,…Read the article
Roundup® Weed and Grass Killer

Roundup® Weed and Grass Killer

| Environmental Litigation
The Law Firm of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is investigating the nationwide exposure to glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup® and other commercially produced herbicides.) The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) assessed the carcinogenicity of glyphosate and found that it is “probably carcinogenic to…Read the article
Flint Water Crisis Town Hall Meetings

Flint Water Crisis Town Hall Meetings

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is representing hundreds of Flint, Michigan residents who are seeking compensation for lead in their water, lead in their bodies, multiple illnesses and concerns, and for the lost value of their homes. Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed several complaints in State and Federal court against Governor Rick Snyder and other Michigan and…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in Newsday On Bethpage Lawsuit

Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in Newsday On Bethpage Lawsuit

| Environmental Litigation
“The contamination has caused people to be concerned about their health, preventing them from enjoying their homes and damaged property values.” As was reported by Emily C. Dooley of Newsday LI, the Napoli Shkolnik PLLC lawsuit alleges that Bethpage residents were exposed to toxic chemicals in the air, water and soil due to the defense…Read the article
Lawsuit Filed For Toxic Plume in Bethpage, NY

Lawsuit Filed For Toxic Plume in Bethpage, NY

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has filed a class action lawsuit against Northrop Grumman Corporation and Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (collectively “Grumman”) on behalf of fifteen Bethpage residents who have been injured by a massive toxic plume emanating from Grumman’s operations.  For the past sixty years, Grumman has caused the release of numerous toxic contaminants, including trichloroethylene…Read the article
Senate GOP to Use Subpoena Power in Water Hearings

Senate GOP to Use Subpoena Power in Water Hearings

| Environmental Litigation
As was originally reported by Zack Fink, New York State Lawmakers held three scheduled hearings on water quality in New York. At the epicenter of the PFOA water crisis is Hoosick Falls. At the end of last year, the federal EPA informed residents to stop drinking and cooking with water from the town water supply.…Read the article
EPA Declares Hoosick Falls a Federal Superfund site

EPA Declares Hoosick Falls a Federal Superfund site

| Environmental Litigation
As was reported by Politco reporter Scott Waldman earlier this month, the EPA’s determination could cost the polluters millions of dollars in cleanup costs and set a national standard in other states dealing with similar PFOA pollution. The state has already determined that two companies, St. Grobain and Honeywell, which owned the factory believed to…Read the article
Children of Flint and the Flint Victim Compensation Fund

Children of Flint and the Flint Victim Compensation Fund

| Environmental Litigation
The Flint Water crisis has resulted in the widespread lead poisoning of thousands of children and adults in Flint, Michigan. The failure of the government in this situation was preventable and will not impact Flint families for generations to come. One of the best ways to deal with the serious health and developmental impacts facing…Read the article
Congress Leads Inquiry into Hoosick Falls Contamination

Congress Leads Inquiry into Hoosick Falls Contamination

| Environmental Litigation
Recent controversial discoveries regarding the Hoosick Falls, NY public water contamination law suit have brought to question the manner in which the state and federal government chose to deal with rectifying the issue. The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform sent letters Wednesday to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik and NAACP File Lawsuit in Flint, MI

Napoli Shkolnik and NAACP File Lawsuit in Flint, MI

| Environmental Litigation
The law firm of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, on behalf of 8 Flint residents, along with the NAACP and other attorneys, have filed a class action lawsuit in the Circuit Court in Genesee County on behalf of four families and all other people and businesses of Flint, Michigan who have been harmed by exposure to toxic…Read the article