News

Third Circuit rules Navy can be held responsible for medical monitoring for PFAS exposure In a landmark precedential opinion in a case brought by the Cuker Law Firm, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the rights of people exposed to PFAS which came from military sites to make claims for medical monitoring against the […]

The EPA Community Meeting, including the Community Panel presentation (link to video) about polluted water in Upper Dublin, has had an immediate and beneficial impact local on residents. The Community Presentation, and Mark Cuker’s interview on Action news (link), ignited a firestorm of protest, much of it from local residents who were up to now […]

EPA Meeting ABC Interview

On Wednesday (7/25/2018), Mark Cuker represented Upper Dublin Township at an EPA Community Stakeholder Meeting in Horsham, PA concerning PFAS contamination in the drinking water in Upper Dublin, Horsham, Warminster, Warrington, and Warwick Townships. In an interview with 6abc Action News, Mark discussed the PFAS contamination, stating that “[t]his is a Frankenstein monster kind of […]

On Wednesday (7/25/2018), Mark Cuker represented Upper Dublin Township at an EPA Region 3 Community Stakeholder Meeting in Horsham, PA concerning PFAS contamination in the drinking water in Upper Dublin, Horsham, Warminster, Warrington, and Warwick Townships. The meeting began with a presentation detailing the EPA’s current PFAS research. Several panels were then held to discuss […]

On Wednesday (7/25/2018), Mark Cuker represented Upper Dublin Township at an EPA Region 3 Community Stakeholder Meeting in Horsham, PA concerning PFAS contamination in the drinking water in Upper Dublin, Horsham, Warminster, Warrington, and Warwick Townships. Mark participated in the community panel with Hope Grosse and Joanne Stanton, two fellow members of the National PFAS […]

A Florida man developed testicular cancer twice and suing several manufacturers or firefighting foams. The foams were used for decades at the former Naval Air Warfare Center and other nearby bases. The foams are believed to be the source of the perfluorinated chemicals PFOS and PFOA found in area groundwater and drinking water. [READ MORE […]

After being suppressed for almost 6 months because it would be a “public relations nightmare” for the U.S. Government and its Department of Defense, the ATSDR released its Draft Toxicological Profile for PFAS (“Perfluoroalkyls”) The study concludes that the “Minimum Risk Level” for PFOA and PFOS should be seven to 10 times lower than that […]

The concerted outcry of community activists is finally getting through to EPA. Although PFAS have been on the national radar screen since early 2014, EPA is now committing to take two important steps to regulate this too-long unregulated group of chemicals Define PFOA and PFOS, the two best know contaminants, as “hazardous substances” under the […]

In the latest in a long line of reprehensible actions, Scott Pruitt’s EPA and the White House have teamed up to deep six the latest health study being performed on PFAS, a group of chemicals which contaminate the drinking water of millions of people, mostly as a result of pollution at military bases. The study […]

Military knew of poisoning, yet did little

The last sentence in our latest story on well water contamination in and around military bases here and across the country was the punch line. And by “punch line” we don’t mean funny. We mean damning. This is how our report concludes: “Despite numerous signs that the chemicals were reaching groundwater, the military didn’t begin […]

Older Posts »