Publication Archive: health and safety

Waterloo Retains NS for Seneca Lake Contamination Lawsuit

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Source: Finger Lakes Times
The Village Board will join a class-action lawsuit against the manufacturer of aqueous film-forming foam. Also known as AFFF, the foam has been identified as a contaminant in Seneca Lake, the source of the village’s public water supply. The board voted to retain New York City-based Napoli Shkolnik, one of the nation’s largest environmental law…Read the article

Love Canal Waste Lawsuit Can Proceed, Judge Says

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Source: News 4 Buffalo
Residents living near the Nash Road Landfill, a hazardous waste Superfund site in the Town of Wheatfield next to the border with North Tonawanda, alleged in the lawsuit that Occidental dumped toxic Love Canal waste at the town’s unlined municipal landfill. The lawsuit claimed that the toxic chemicals migrated into the surrounding residential neighborhood –…Read the article