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Oil Washed Up On Beach

Amplify Energy California Coast Oil Spill Class Action

The oil pipeline that ruptured on October 1, 2021, was owned and operated by the defendants in this case: Amplify Energy Corporation, Beta Operating Company, LLC, and San Pedro Bay Pipeline Company. The plaintiffs are sportfishing companies, commercial fishers, and property owners and lessees affected by the oil spill that damaged twenty-three miles of California  Read more

Environmental
Oil Spill, Environmental Damage, Environmental
California Beach Oil Spill

Huntington Beach Elly Pipeline Oil Spill California Class Action

Oil spills may cause extensive damage—to property, to livelihoods, to animals, to the environment, and to the health of people in the area. This class action brings suit against Amplify Energy Corporation, its subsidiary Beta Operating Company, LLC, and possible unnamed corporations for an oil spill that occurred on or around October 1, 2021. The  Read more

Environmental
Oil Spill, Environmental Damage, Environmental, Damage to Livelihood or Business
Somerset Mill in Maine

Papermills and PFAS Contamination of Land and Water Maine Class Action

Plaintiff Nathan Saunders, who lives in Fairfield, Maine, found in early 2021 that his well water was contaminated with more than 12,910 parts per trillion (ppt) of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Health Advisory Limit is 70 ppt. This class action brings suit against companies associated with a number of  Read more

Environmental
PFAS, Environmental Damage, Environmental Contamination, Contaminated Water/Groundwater, Cancer Risk
Norlite Facility Seen from Saratoga Sites

Norlite Facility Control of Fugitive Dust Emissions Class Action

The Norlite, LLC facility in Cohoes, New York is an aggregate production and hazardous waste incineration facility, which was bought by Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC and Tradebe Treatment and Recycling Northeast, LLC in 2011. The complaint alleges that the companies do not adequately control fugitive dust emissions from the Norlite facility, despite the a plan  Read more

Environmental
Hazardous or Toxic Materials, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Contamination
Willowbrook Village Sign

Sterilization Companies Ethylene Oxide Emissions Illinois Class Action

Ethylene oxide (EtO) is a carcinogen, says the complaint for this class action. It brings suit against three manufacturing and sterilization facilities in Willowbrook, Illinois, alleging that they emitted EtO into the atmosphere, “in both controlled and uncontrolled releases” over several decades.  Read more

Environmental
Toxic Emissions, Environmental Pollution, Environmental, Cancer Risk
Croda Plant at Atlas Point, Sunset View

Croda Plant at Atlas Point Carcinogenic Emissions Class Action

The substance known as EtO is odorless and colorless. Nevertheless, the complaint for this class action alleges that it is a known carcinogen, and that a plant owned by Croda, Inc. has been releasing it into the air in New Castle, Delaware, making people living nearby as much as four times more likely to develop  Read more

Environmental
Toxic Emissions, Polluted or Toxic Air, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Contamination, Cancer Risk
Sign for Paradise Lakes Community

Mosaic Co. Phosphate Mining Contamination of Florida Land Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges, first, that the Mosaic Company contaminated Polk County, Florida land with its phosphate mining and other actions; and second, that Yes Companies WFC, LLC and CHC VI, Ltd., the current owners of the land, leased lots to people without disclosing the land was contaminated.  Read more

Hazard, Environmental
Radiation, Environmental Contamination, Contaminated with Harmful Substances, Cancer Risk
Aerial View of Union Carbide Property in South Charleston, WV

Union Carbide West Virginia Facility Ethylene Oxide Emissions Class Action

Union Carbide Corporation has a manufacturing facility in South Charleston, West Virginia that makes ethylene oxide for industrial purposes. The complaint for this class action calls the chemical “a powerful cancer-causing gas,” and alleges that the facility has been emitting it into the surrounding areas, “in both controlled and uncontrolled releases” for decades, thus raising  Read more

Environmental
Polluted or Toxic Air, medical, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Contamination, Environmental, Cancer Risk
Recycled Boat Event in Blades, Delaware

DuPont, 3M, Others Contaminated Water in Blades, Delaware Class Action

A number of class actions in recent years have address the poisoning of water sources by PFOA and PFOS chemicals used in firefighting foam at military bases. This case is similar, except that the chemicals come from manufacturing sources. The town is Blades, Delaware, and the companies named as defendants are E. I. DuPont de  Read more

Environmental
Environmental Pollution, Environmental Contamination, Environmental, Contaminated Water/Groundwater, Chemicals
Sugar Cane Field in Pre-Harvest Burning

Florida Sugar Growers Pre-Harvest Burning Pollution Class Action

Sugar causes pollution—or at least the production of sugar does. That’s the contention of this class action, which alleges that sugar cane growers south of Lake Okeechobee in Florida pollute the air with their agricultural activities.  Read more

Environmental
Polluted or Toxic Air, Environmental Pollution, Environmental