Pa. Plaintiff Sues Makers of Firefighting Foams Due to Toxic Water Contamination
Source: https://pittsburgh.legalexaminer.com/, June 20, 2020
According to a new firefighting foam lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, a Pennsylvania woman was exposed to toxic chemicals in drinking water originating from firefighting foams used nearby.
Companies like 3M, Tyco Fire Products, DuPont, and Chemguard manufactured aqueous film-forming foams (AFFF) for decades, which the Pennsylvania Air National Guard used on ships and at military bases including the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Horsham Township, Pennsylvania, and the former Naval Air Warfare Center in Warminster Township, Pennsylvania. Read more.