|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 27 Jul 2008 07:19:36 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Dupont, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey vapor intrusion|
Chemical fears bring community to prominent law firm BY ELAINE D'AURIZIO The Record (NJ) July 25, 2008The New York law firm of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., part of a legal team that won a $380 million suit against DuPont last year in West Virginia, has been retained by borough residents living in a Pompton Lakes neighborhood where contamination by DuPont has been discovered.
"We've been asked by a significant number of residents to look into the possibility of making claims for damages relating to the Pompton Lakes community against DuPont," said Kevin Madonna, a partner in Kennedy and Madonna of Hurley, N.Y.
... For the entire article, see http://www.northjersey.com/environment/environmentnews/Chemical_fears_bring_community_to_prominent_law_firm_.html See also POMPTON LAKES - Citizens unite over DuPont by Leslie Scott Suburban Trends (NJ) July 23, 2008Mayor Katie Cole is establishing a special committee to tackle new toxin discoveries and other concerns arising from the DuPont explosives factory once based in this borough.
"I want to start a citizens advisory committee to deal with not just the DuPont situation that we have now, but it looks as if DuPont is going to be around for a while now," said Cole.
In the 1980s, it was discovered that DuPont left toxins in the groundwater under more than 300 homes, which the company was ordered to clean.
The cleanup process is still going on today. The most recent test results showed that this water is also emitting toxic vapors into the air.
... For the entire article, see http://www.suburbantrends.com/NC/0/918.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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