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Fairchild AFB Firefighting Foam and Contaminated Water Class Action

This Washington State class action is similar to another filed on the opposite side of the country, in Suffolk County, New York, Both concern contamination from a firefighting training site and cite some of the same defendants. The complaint for this class action alleges that chemicals from firefighting foam have contaminated the surface and ground  Read more

Aerial View of Fairchild Air Force Base

Hannibal, Missouri Water Quality Settlement

The City of Hannibal and the Hannibal Board of Public Works have agreed to a settlement in a class action brought against them and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The two defendants have committed to a minimum of $5 million to improve water quality in the city, with a focus on reducing or replacing  Read more

Suffolk County, New York Firefighting Foam Water Contamination Class Action

Has the water of communities in Suffolk County, New York been contaminated by aqueous firefighting foams (AFFF) to the point where drinking it puts citizens at risk for cancer and other health problems? This class action alleges that the water for Yaphank, Mastic, Mastic Beach, Shirley, and Brookhaven has been contaminated by chemicals used at  Read more

Brookhaven, Long Island

West Virginia-American Water Company Contamination Event Settlement

This settlement aims to resolve a number of different kinds of claims resulting from a contamination incident affecting over 200,000 residential and business customers of West Virginia-American Water Company. On January 9, 2014, the Freedom Industries tank farm near Charleston, WV experienced a chemical leak into the Elk River that contaminated water supplies and left  Read more

Shell and ConocoPhillips Roxana, IL Contaminated Groundwater Settlement

Shell and ConocoPhillips have reached separate settlements resolving a class action alleging that the companies contaminated groundwater for properties in an area of Roxana, Illinois. The contamination is alleged to have come from releases from the nearby Wood River Refinery.  Read more