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Alabama water systems fight back against PFC contamination

October 31, 2017 - Alabama is tied with New Hampshire for having the second-highest number of drinking water sites contaminated by the toxic chemicals perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooactanoic... Read More


PFC contamination public health advisory validates Centre lawsuit

May 25, 2017 - This week, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) issued a public health advisory for the Town of Centre Water Works and Sewer Board for perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) levels in... Read More


Water Works and Sewer Board of Town of Centre files PFC contamination lawsuit

May 15, 2017 - Water Works and Sewer Board of Town of Centre files suit against textile manufacturers for alleged role in water pollution, higher than acceptable levels of PFOS and PFOA contaminants. Read More


Water Works and Sewer Board of Gadsden files PFC contamination lawsuit

September 22, 2016 - The Water Works and Sewer Board of Gadsden filed a lawsuit against textile manufacturers and their chemical suppliers for their alleged role in water pollution after tests reveal higher... Read More


Public advised not to drink tap water following EPA drinking water health advisory

June 14, 2016 - Officials representing the West Morgan-East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority are advising the public served by the water system to stop drinking tap water due to toxic contamination. Read More


EPA issues new Drinking Water Health Advisory for man-made chemicals

May 24, 2016 - Revised drinking water health advisory establishes limits for man-made chemicals harmful to humans when exposed over time; eight Alabama water systems exceed safe levels according to EPA.... Read More


U.S. Judge Certifies Class Action vs. DuPont Over Towns’ Tainted Water

October 13, 2009 - U.S. District Judge Renee Bumb in Camden granted class certification to home owners and renters who want to prove that their property values were harmed by the leaking of... Read More


Alexander wants legal action

August 12, 2009 - Moulton Mayor Ray Alexander  said he was looking out for the best interests of the citizens of Moulton and Lawrence County when he retained legal representation regarding... Read More


Alabama Public Meeting Will Hear Perfluorochemical Test Results

June 2, 2009 - DECATUR, Alabama, May 31, 2009 (ENS) - High levels of toxic perfluorochemicals found in agricultural soils near Decatur have led federal government scientists to investigate whether the... Read More


Health alert issued on water toxin

January 20, 2009 - CHIGAGO - Less than a week before the Bush administration leaves office, federal environmental regulators are issuing a controversial health advisory on drinking water contaminated with... Read More


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