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What You Need To Know About Toxic Chemicals in Your Neighborhood – #1

Posted in Benzene, Contamination, Hydrogen Sulfide, Mercury, Methane, MTBE, Pollution, TCE, Uncategorized

By Shawn Collins and Edward Manzke of The Collins Law Firm, P.C. Co-authored by Cassidy Carroll, Jacob Exline and Gregory Zimmer of The Collins Law Firm, P.C. Over the last 15 years, many of our environmental contamination cases have started the same way. A family gets the startling news that their water is contaminated with… Continue Reading

“Scientific Study” or Paid Advertisement for Fracking?

Posted in Contamination, Fracking, Groundwater, Methane

In March 2015, Syracuse University hydrology professor, Donald Siegel, and a team of other scientists published a fracking study in Environmental Science and Technology, the bottom line of which is, basically, “fracking is safe”. At least that’s the way that the pro-fracking forces are selling it. Specifically, Professor Siegel and his colleagues concluded that drinking… Continue Reading

Polluters Underestimating Their Pollution: Liars… or Just Idiots?

Posted in Contamination, Methane, Pollution

Maddening, but not surprising.  Business as usual, really. Earlier this week, Japan’s nuclear power industry announced that the amount of radioactivity which spewed out of the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactor was more than twice the original estimate of just 3 months ago. More than twice. The same report also said that the Japanese people should… Continue Reading