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Amplify Energy Oil Spill Personal, Business, and Commercial Losses Class Action

A number of lawsuits have been filed against Amplify Energy Corporation, Beta Operation Company, LLC (which does business as Beta Offshore), and the San Pedro Bay Pipeline Company, and assorted Does, or unknown persons, over the October 2021 oil spill in the San Pedro Bay. This class action is another one. Its complaint states, “This  Read more

Orange County Oil Spill

Petersburgh, NY PFOA in Water Settlement

Tonoga, Inc., which does business as Taconic, is spending more than $23 million to settle a class action alleging it owns a facility in the Town of Petersburgh, New York that released perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) that contaminated the Town Public Water System and private wells. The complaint alleged that residents of Petersburgh unknowingly consumers water  Read more

Taconic PTFE Belting

Huntington Beach Oil Spill Effects on Children Class Action

Like a number of recent class actions, this one sets responsibility for the Huntington Beach Oil Spill on three companies: Amplify Energy Corporation, Beta Operating Company, LLC, and Sam Pedro Bay Pipeline Company. Because they did not prevent the pipeline rupture or stop the oil from escaping promptly, the complaint alleges, children are being affected  Read more

California Beach Oil Spill

Huntington Beach Oil Spill Disaster and Inadequate Monitoring Class Action

Amplify Energy Corporation (AEC), Beta Operating Company (BOC), and San Pedro Bay Pipeline Company (SPBPC) are the companies in charge of the Elly Oil Platform and San Pedro Bay Pipeline that lie off the Orange County, California coastline. The complaint for this class action alleges that systems providing warnings of oil spills were inadequate or  Read more

Orange County Oil Spill

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

Oil Washed Up On Beach

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

California Beach Oil Spill

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

Somerset Mill in Maine

Parchment, Michigan Water Contamination Settlement

The sum of $11.9 million will settle a class action against 3M Company, Georgia-Pacific, LLC and Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, LP about the contamination of water with PFAS chemicals in Parchment, Michigan. The complaint claimed that the contamination came from chemicals that found their way into Parchment’s water system from the paper mill, landfills, wastewater treatment  Read more

Parchment Paper Mill

Firefighting Foam Water Contamination Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Tyco Fire Products, LP, Chemguard, Inc., and ChemDesign Products, Inc. that alleges that their chemicals contaminated private drinking water sources with perfluorinated chemicals (PFAS) in a certain portion of Peshtigo, Wisconsin. The settlement addresses claims of (1) loss of value to real property caused by the contamination of  Read more

Peshtigo Fire Museum, Peshtigo, Wisconsin

Wolverine and 3M PFC Contamination of Water Supplies Class Action

This class action brings suit against Wolverine Worldwide, Inc., along with its chemical supplier, the 3M Company, and its waste disposal agent, Waste Management, Inc., for contamination of the air, ground, and water. Wolverine operated a tannery in Kent County, Michigan, and the complaint alleges its operations produced sludge and debris contaminated with chemicals that  Read more

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