Latest Superfund Stories

2013-08-28 23:04:06

Two cases alleging the recontamination of the notorious Love Canal region in Niagara Falls, New York, have been returned to state court by Western District Judge John Curtin, notes Parker Waichman

Residents Of Carcinogenic Contamination Site To Have Toenails Tested
2013-03-26 05:56:28

Three decades after thousands of pounds of a cancer-causing agent accidentally leaked from a tank in a Garfield, New Jersey factory, researchers plan to measure the impact of the incident on the city’s residents in a most unusual way – by analyzing their toenail clippings.

Long Delays In Cleaning Up Contaminated Groundwater
2012-11-09 10:38:35

A new report from the National Research Council revealed that at least 126,000 sites across the U.S. have contaminated groundwater that requires remediation.

2011-08-04 09:48:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in less than seven days, attorneys from Hicks Thomas LLP have won an important environmental ruling for Naperville, Ill.-based R.R. Street & Co. Inc. in the U.S.

2011-07-29 14:50:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys from the Houston and Sacramento offices of Hicks Thomas LLP won an important ruling this week at the U.S.

2010-07-28 14:50:00

BOSTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $13 million settlement has been reached between four parties and the United States to expedite cleanup of the contaminated Blackburn and Union Privileges Superfund Site in Walpole, Mass., the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today.

2010-06-21 12:54:00

Misconceptions Could Lead to Inappropriate Taxation, Loss of U.S. Jobs without Environmental Benefit ARLINGTON, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote to U.S.

2010-05-07 06:50:00

DETROIT, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Foley, Baron & Metzger, PLLC, a leading Detroit area law firm, recently obtained a full dismissal of claims against its client, a product manufacturer, in a case involving environmental contamination.

2010-03-08 11:34:00

WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Railway Company has agreed to pay a $4 million penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and hazardous materials laws for a 2005 chlorine spill in Graniteville, S.C., the Justice Department and U.S.

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  • A volcanic mudflow.
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