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PFAS Contamination at China Lake Naval Base, California

China Lake Naval Base PFAS contamination testing involving the sampling of 11 groundwater wells established that the groundwater at the Base was the most contaminated in history. According to a 2017 EPA report, seven wells tested positive for PFOA and PFOS ranging from 3,800 – 8,000,000ppt. PFAS (per and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) are a group of […]

PFAS Contamination at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California

PFAS Contamination at Camp Pendleton, California, presents one of the worst cases in the country. In 2017, a drinking water well (Well 330925) at the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton tested for PFAS of 820 ppt. Other PFAS detected during the analysis include PFBS, PFHpA, PFHxA, PFHxS, and PFNA. One hundred sixty-two samples tested positive […]

Joint Base Lewis McChord PFAS Contamination in Drinking Water

Joint Base Lewis McChord PFAS Contamination was among the highest in the country. The contamination resulted from the use of AFFF during training, spills, and emergency response activities. These chemicals leached through the soil to groundwater in wells that the military, their families, and other workers use for drinking, among other uses. Military installations have […]

Fort Bragg/Fort Liberty PFAS Contamination

Fort Liberty, the former Fort Bragg, is one of the US military installations whose drinking water was contaminated with PFAS from AFFF. During the March 2023 quarterly Fort Liberty PFAS Contamination analysis, the Army reported combined PFOS and PFOA results of 12.3 parts per trillion (ppt) in drinking water. These PFAS levels are higher than […]

Former England Air Force Base, Louisiana PFAS Drinking Water Contamination

2016 groundwater sampling at the Former England Air Force Base Louisiana revealed PFAS levels of 20,700,000ppt. The former England Air Force Base, Louisiana PFAS Drinking Water Contamination reports showed the presence of PFHxS PFOS, PFOA, PFBS, PFHpA, and PFNA. This contamination resulted from the PFAS-based AFFF used at the former Base to put out fires […]

Chanute Air Force Base Drinking Water PFAS Contamination

EPA conducted the first Chanute Air Force Base drinking water PFAS contamination test in 2014, establishing high PFAS levels, over 100 million times those recommended for drinking water. These tests were carried out in 81 sites within the Base, where most were contaminated with PFAS. Before it closed, the Chanute Air Force Base was home […]

Roundup and multiple myeloma (MM) and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL)

Roundup is a glyphosate-based herbicide widely used by large-scale farmers worldwide. Glyphosate is a chemical used in herbicides to kill weeds and grass. It works by blocking the production of a protein or enzyme that supports plant growth. In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) committees of scientists evaluated several studies and […]

The New York No-Fault Law

The New York No-Fault Law, also known as the Comprehensive Motor Vehicle Insurance Reparations Act, has been effective since February 1, 1974. The legislature passed this law, within the scope of no-fault insurance, to provide prompt payment of health expenses, lost wages, and other reasonable expenses occurring from auto accidents. Under the no-fault law, victims […]

Legal Issues on Auto Accidents in New York

The law surrounding road collisions and compensation differs from state to state in terms of who should pay for damages and the statute of limitations for personal injury and property damages. Knowing Legal Issues on Auto Accidents in New York can help you stay out of trouble and get compensation for property, medical bills, lost […]