Co-Authored by Norman B. Berger A comparison of Pope Francis’ recent encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’, with our Supreme Court’s recent decision on power plant emissions raises troubling questions regarding the moral core of our environmental decision-making. The Pope wrote passionately about how it is the poor who bear the brunt of power plants… Continue Reading
Co-Authored by Norman B. Berger If a new environmental regulation requiring power plants to reduce toxic emissions would prevent 11,000 premature deaths every year; prevent many thousands more illnesses every year; and produce benefits that outweigh the costs by as much as $80 billion every year, would you say that’s enough reason to have the… Continue Reading
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Pollution Law Watch Authors
Shawn M. Collins
Named a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by the American Trial Lawyers Association, Shawn has forced polluters to clean up homes and neighborhoods for thousands of families, and to compensate them (over $65 million recovered so far) for the injuries to their property and health caused by the polluters' toxic chemicals.
Edward J. Manzke
A gifted personal injury lawyer, Ed Manzke excels in understanding the facts and law concerning how a client was injured, and in developing a legal strategy to win just compensation.
Norman B. Berger
Norman Berger is a seasoned trial lawyer with a wide range of litigation and counseling experience. Concentrating primarily on business and environmental litigation, he has litigated extensively in state and federal courts nationwide.
Michael D. Hayes
Michael Hayes is recognized for his experience and results in environmental and class action litigation. For over a decade, he has successfully represented classes of residents in environmental property damage litigation, where he spearheads The Pollution Lawyers’ efforts on the important class certification and class settlement issues that arise in these cases.