|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 27 Apr 2019 20:57:24 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Bennington PFOA case advances in federal court"|
Bennington PFOA case advances in federal court By Elizabeth Gribkoff Vermont Digger April 23, 2019 RUTLAND - Bennington residents with PFOA-contaminated drinking water are seeking to expand their lawsuit to include others affected by the chemical exposure. A group of Bennington residents who filed a lawsuit in 2016 against Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics are seeking to have the company pay for property damages from groundwater contamination and long-term medical monitoring. One plaintiff’s drinking water well had 2,730 parts per trillion PFOA, according to a court filing, significantly higher than the state’s 20 ppt combined drinking water advisory. Currently, there are nine plaintiffs, but that group is seeking to expand the lawsuit by obtaining “class status” for Bennington residents impacted by PFOA contamination. There would be one class for the thousands of residents who live in the “zone of contamination,” and a smaller class for Bennington area residents with elevated levels of the chemical in their blood. … For the entire article, see https://vtdigger.org/2019/04/23/bennington-pfoa-case-advances-federal-court/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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