Nevada Governor Angered by Plutonium Shipment

Much to the chagrin of Nevada’s governor, Steve Sisolak, a half metric ton of plutonium arrived in Nevada from the Savannah River Site in South Carolina sometime recently, he just doesn’t know exactly when. The state of Nevada fought long and hard to keep the plutonium out of the area where it’s stored, which is […]

Groundwater in 22 States Contains Arsenic and Other Deadly Contaminants

A recent publication indicates that United States utility companies in 22 states have reported nearby groundwater contamination. Many of those utility companies have been discovered to have coal-ash pollution so severe that cleanup plans have been mandated. But the question remains, how long do these companies have to clean up the mess made by coal-ash […]

Unsafe Water Has Families Worried in Michigan (and Small Towns Everywhere)

Safe drinking water is a bipartisan issue. Environmental concerns in the news affect us all because we share the same address: Anytown, America. There should be nothing political about safe drinking water. Yet, with local, state and federal agencies regulating something as important as drinking water, environmental issues become more complicated. And when the problems […]

3M Fighting to Avoid Liability and Hoping to Save Billions

3M is already facing several multi-million dollar lawsuits due to contamination of the water supply in various parts of the United States. The chemical industry giant is in headlines again this week as it wages an aggressive campaign to put off new regulations and avoid paying possibly billions of dollars in damages stemming from lawsuits […]

Deal Reached Between N.C. Department of Environmental Quality and Chemours

Chemours is a company headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware that makes GenX chemicals. GenX is a chemical process that is used to create polymers that are resistant to solvents, acids, and bases. Do you have a non-stick skillet in your kitchen? It’s made with Teflon, one of the most well-known polymers created by the GenX chemical […]

Settlement Negotiation Tips

Filing a personal injury claim is far from easy. If you were injured or a loved one was killed due to someone else’s egregious negligence, especially if you were harmed by toxins in your environment, the process of filing a claim and eventually receiving monetary compensation for losses is time consuming and tedious. Plaintiff attorneys […]

Forbes Street Residents Waiting for Answers About Niagara Sanitation Landfill

This article reprinted from, by Jenn Schanz A quick drive along Forbes Street near the North Tonawanda-Wheatfield border, and it’s clear that residents there want answers. The quiet residential street is lined with “Toxic Waste” signs. Cory D’Agostino’s is probably the biggest. A few years ago, he and other neighbors learned the Niagara Sanitation Landfill, […]

Contaminated Water in Florida May be Linked to Cancer

In March 2018, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) release a report which revealed that chemicals known to cause cancer, including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and/or perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), were found in groundwater at Florida’s Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, located in Brevard County, Florida. An unusually high number of cancer […]

The Troubled Waters of Camp Lejeune

Contaminated Water from 50 Years Ago Signals Growing Problems Nationwide To join the U.S. Armed Forces is to acknowledge certain potential dangers. But those dangers shouldn’t include drinking the water on a military base. Unfortunately, a growing number of men formerly stationed on a North Carolina military base in the late 1970s have developed non-alcoholic […]

Colorado’s PFC Woes Continue, This Time In the North Denver Metro

Colorado officials announced in early July that drinking water tests in the north Denver metro area found concentrations of perfluorinated chemicals that dramatically exceeded federal safety standards. Tests conducted by South Adams County Water and Sanitation District officials on 12 municipal wells along Quebec Parkway near I-270 found concentrations of these PFCs at up to […]

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