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June 25, 2024

Chemicals Leaked From Guard Base Reached a SoBu Wastewater Plant

Source: https://www.sevendaysvt.com/, June 24, 2024 By: Kevin McCallum A tank full of firefighting chemicals leaked onto the floor of a helicopter hangar at the Vermont National Guard base last week, and some of the toxic material likely reached the Winooski River, officials said on Monday. The fire-suppression material began spreading across the hangar floor shortly […]

June 28, 2022

Lawmakers urge Air Force to address water contamination in El Paso County

Source: https://www.fox21news.com/, June 28, 2022 Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper urged the U.S. Air Force to address water contamination in El Paso County from polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which were found in firefighting foam used at Peterson Space Force Base (SFB). According to the lawmakers, PFAS have contaminated the Widefield aquifer that provides drinking water […]

March 26, 2020

Who Pays When Remediation Goes Wrong? A Federal Court’s Evaluation of Contractor Liability

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (“CERCLA”) has been a prodigious generator of litigation for decades. First, the government sought to compel potentially responsible parties (“PRPs”) to clean up contaminated sites. Then, those PRPs who were found liable or who settled with the government sought contribution from other PRPs. Now, even after these […]

August 30, 2017

Lead-Based Paint Is a “Pollutant” within CGL Pollution Exclusion

Source: http://www.constructionrisk.com, August 2017 By: Kent Holland Where lead-based paint was ingested by a tenant’s child, the tenant sued her landlord for injuries allegedly sustained by the child. The landlord tendered the claim to its commercial general liability (CGL) insurer who, instead of defending the case, filed a declaratory judgment action seeking a determination that […]

April 19, 2011

Ex-Camp Lejeune schools worker sues over water

Source: http://washingtonexaminer.com, April 15, 2011 By: Tom Breen Contaminated water at Camp Lejeune led to an aggressive form of cancer for a woman who worked at schools on the base for over two decades, according to claims in a federal lawsuit that will be considered with several others by a judge in Atlanta. Linda Jones, […]

February 2, 2011

Reports of Strontium-90 Presence Prompt EPA Probe in N.C.

Source: http://www.insurancejournal.com, July 13, 2007 By: Estes Thompson The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating whether cancer-causing radioactive material was buried in the 1980s near a rifle range at Camp Lejeune, N.C., the Marine Corps’ primary base on the Atlantic Ocean. A recently recovered Navy document dated 1981 said the material included 160 pounds of soil […]


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