Camp Lejeune: Payouts For Water Contamination Claims UPDATE

Camp Lejeune military base sign surrounded by symbolic representations of cancer cells, highlighting the historical water contamination issue.

Update: Class Action Lawsuit Review Select Justice are reviewing cases of individuals and families affected by the Camp Lejeune water contamination. If you either lived or worked at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina from 1954 to 1987 and have been affected, follow this link to see if you are subject to compensation: Select Justice Camp Lejeune … Read more

Plastic Particles In Bottled Water Can Be Harmful

Illustration of microplastic particles on a human finger with plastic water bottles in the background.

In an era where environmental conservation and health awareness are at their peak, recent scientific revelations about the presence of microplastics and nanoplastics in our daily consumables, particularly bottled water, have sparked a global conversation on food safety and public health. Extensive research, including groundbreaking studies published in prestigious journals such as PNAS, has unearthed … Read more

Simple Setbacks in Agency Action Stall PFAS Cleanup Efforts

Clock overlay on the US Capitol building, symbolizing legislative delay of action on PFAS.

PFAS, commonly referred to as “forever chemicals,” are notorious for their durability in the environment and their ability to accumulate in the human body. Linked to severe health issues such as cancer, reproductive harm, and immune system damage, the urgency to regulate these substances cannot be overstated. Despite their known dangers, efforts to limit their … Read more

PFAS In Drinking Water Is Worse Than Reported

Polluted waterway with murky water, representing the broader issue of water contamination including toxic PFAS chemicals.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made a significant discovery that impacts the health and safety of millions of Americans. The revelation is 26 million people across numerous communities have PFAS chemicals in their drinking water. This underscores a growing environmental concern. PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of man-made chemicals notorious … Read more

55 PFAS in 1,400 Pesticides According to Maine

Worker spraying pesticides in a lush field, potentially exposing the environment to PFAS.

Maine’s groundbreaking analysis reveals a concerning presence of PFAS chemicals in pesticides. This analysis, conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), shows that over 1,400 pesticides include active ingredients classified as PFAS. These toxic “forever chemicals” are known for their persistence in the environment and potential health risks. Maine stands as the first state to … Read more

EPA Moves to Ban Toxic DCPA Weed Killer

Two individuals in protective gear handling equipment in a field.

A Step Forward for Public Health The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington has shed light on a serious issue. They’ve found that a weed killer called DCPA is dangerous. DCPA is also known as Dacthal. It’s been used on food crops and sports fields for a long time. Now, the EPA thinks it might … Read more

Emerging Concern of PFAS in Hampton Roads Water

Laboratory testing for PFAS levels in drinking water.

Residents of Hampton Roads are increasingly voicing their preferences and concerns regarding their drinking water, with many opting for filtered solutions amidst fears of contamination. The spotlight has recently turned to the presence of man-made compounds known as Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), drawing attention from both the public and health officials. This article delves … Read more