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The Cuker Law Firm has filed another brief on behalf of residents of the Warrington, Horsham and Warminster areas who want the U.S. Navy to pay for blood testing and a health effects study because of the pollution of their drinking water. A copy of the brief, filed in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals […]

Last November, we posted a link to an article in the Intelligencer stating that “Military knew of firefighting foam hazards in 1995”. I was interviewed in connection with the article, which had an immediate impact the Southeastern Pennsylvania area. Now, it appears that the article had reverberated as far away as New Hampshire. Portsmouth N.H. […]

For decades, the United States Navy has been conducting routine fire fighting trainings at several bases across the country. Two such facilities are the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (Base) in Willow Grove, PA and the Naval Air Development Center (NADC) in Warminster, PA. The fire fighting foam used in high quantities […]

Behind Closed Doors is a must read for all parents, if not all persons. In compelling but everyday language the authors, Joanne Stanton and Christine O’Donnell, show how the health of our children has been damaged by chemicals in our food, products and environment. A few eye-opening statistics: Doubling of childhood asthma over 15 years […]

Mark Cuker Volunteers in Flint

On the weekend of September 23 I had the pleasure of helping folks from the law offices of Conrad J Benedetto cook and serve a chicken dinner to about 30 needy Flint residents at My Brother’s Keeper shelter. All who attended were extremely gracious and appreciative of our efforts, and it was most rewarding to […]

Good News From Toms River There is a lot of bad news circulating today, but I have nothing but good news to report from my recent visit to Tom’s River. I was invited by Linda Gillick, head of the Toms River Citizen’s Action Committee for Childhood Cancer Cluster, to join her and Bob Ingenito, formerly […]

We have previously posted multiple blogs about PFNA, a perfluorinated compound which has been found in many private wells in the West Deptford area. On January 11, 2017, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that it had accepted a proposal by the Drinking Water Quality Institute to establish a maximum contaminant level […]

A chemical foam used to fight fires on military installation bases in Horsham, Warminster, and Warrington, Pennsylvania for the past 40 years is being blamed for contaminating the drinking water of more than 100,000 residents. Since 2014, close to 175 public and private wells have been closed after perfluorooctane sulfanate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) […]

DuPont did not just dump PFCs—including PFOA—in the West Virginia and Ohio areas. One of its largest PFOA plants was the Chambers Works in Deepwater, NJ. DuPont spun this plant—and its attendant liability—off to Chemours. Carney’s Point Township has estimated it will cost over a billion dollars to clean up the massive Chambers Works site, […]