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Dynax should have known by the early 1990s that chemicals used in fire-fighting foams were hazardous, according to the complaints.
“Investing in our community by cleaning up contaminated brownfield sites in Southwest Connecticut boosts our economy,” remarked U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT 4th).
"We're really trying to anticipate where the next bacteria viruses might emerge from," said CEO Robert Julius.
As a result of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency investigation, Plant Health alleges, it can no longer sell, or must “minimize the sale,” of more than 30 products.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office accused Chestnut last year of potentially endangering the public and the environment by failing to inspect petroleum leaks.
The federal agency requires the town to provide information within 10 days of receipt about what action it will take to address the PCB contamination.
Budd and Hopewell Precision admitted responsibility for dumping toxic chemicals into the soil, from 1976 to 1980, that contaminated the ground water and polluted private wells used by 66 homes.
A proposed Clean Water Act rule, two organizations claim, would benefit President Trump and potentially violate the U.S. Constitution’s domestic emoluments clause.
“EPA now places some urgency on a matter that has not been the subject of urgency for decades,” Victor Cannistra says in a court affidavit, “and is making unreasonable demands to access our property.”
Dunn served as dean of environmental law programs from 2007-10 and taught Environmental Justice and Human Rights and the Environment as an adjunct professor at Pace Law in White Plains.
Connecticut and New York won a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to comply with the Clean Air Act’s requirement to control the smog pollution from upwind states.
A third-party scrap dealer allegedly paid Steel of West Virginia $1.35 per pound for the mercury, or about 70 percent below market rate.
The product is designed to protect people from tick and mosquito bites for up to 12 hours.
The mercury refinery operated out of a makeshift laboratory in a garage behind a house at 55 Hillandale Road.
The coalition is accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of failing to live up to its mandate to control methane pollution.