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Waterloo Retains NS for Seneca Lake Contamination Lawsuit

April 21, 2020

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 firms, to conduct the investigation and take legal action related to the perfluorinated chemical contamination of the lake.

Since 2016, dozens of lawsuit have been filed against the manufacturers of AFFF on behalf of public and private water providers. attorney Paul Napoli of Napoli Shkolnik was appointed the plaintiff’s co-lead counsel for the litigation.

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