Practices


C8 Suit’s Settlement could set Precedent

March 7, 2005 - The settlement of the class action lawsuit against DuPont for making the chemical C8 may be a sign of things to come as two other communities across the country have proceeded with lawsuits... Read More


EPA suggest greater Cancer Potency of C-8

February 23, 2005 - EPA science advisers are recommending that the agency consider elevating its cancer-causing classification of the controversial chemical C-8. Read More


Mennesota residents sue Chemical maker, Allege Contamination

November 18, 2004 - Two Cottage Grove, Minn., residents sued chemical maker 3M Co. in state court, alleging contaminants from the companies manufacturing processes harmed nearby residents. Read More


UK acts to Ban Hazardous Chemical

October 19, 2004 - Defra Minister Alun Michael announces the Government's next steps towards a unilateral ban on use of the environmentally damaging and hazardous chemical Perflurooctane sulphonate (PFOS),... Read More


Federal Jury Awards $20.7M to Columbus in Pollution Lawsuit

August 25, 2004 - A federal jury in Opelika on Wednesday awarded the city of Columbus, Ga., and other plaintiffs $20.7 million in an air pollution lawsuit filed against a Phenix City carbon black plant. Read More


Carbon Company President Testifies

August 19, 2004 - Jurors in the Action Marine vs. Continental Carbon trial saw Pan's deposition play out on a large screen in an Opelika Federal Courtroom. Read More


Samples contain carbon black, witness says, testimony turns scientific in Columbus lawsuit against Continental Carbon

August 17, 2004 - It was technical day in the courtroom in the pollution lawsuit against a Phenix City carbon plant. Read More


Non-Stick Chemical Sticks around too Long

August 16, 2004 - Concerns about the safety and persistence of the chemical that makes your carpet stain-resistant or your Teflon frying pan non-stick have prompted Environment Canada to clamp down on the... Read More


Clemon will hold Anniston hearing on PCBs claims

May 16, 2004 - People with claims in the $300 million PCBs pollution settlement can comment at a federal court hearing in Anniston on the method of payment. A three-day hearing begins May 25, replacing... Read More


Anniston PCB contamination gives hope, create bitterness

April 13, 2004 - ANNISTON, Ala. - When the lawyers arrived in Anniston, joy spread like shivers from one front porch to the next. Read More


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