Residents of Cohoe, NY File Intent to Sue Norlite over Foam Burning Operations

Residents of Saratoga Sites, a public housing complex next to a Norlite incinerator in Cohoes, New York, have filed an intent to sue Norlite, its parent company, EPA, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in federal court over Norlite’s historical and continuing burning of firefighter foam. June 23, 2020 

Putative Consumer Class Action Alleges PFAS in Disposable Dinnerware

Plaintiff filed a putative class action against Amazon on behalf of consumers who purchased disposable foodware Defendant allegedly advertised as compostable. Plaintiff contends these products contain PFAS and thus, given PFAS’ resistance to degradation, are not compostable. Plaintiff asserts claims for violations of the California Business & Professions Code, breach of express warranty, and unjust…

Putative Consumer Class Action Alleges PFAS in Disposable Dinnerware

Plaintiff filed a putative class action against Amazon on behalf of consumers who purchased disposable foodware Defendant allegedly advertised as compostable. Plaintiff contends these products contain PFAS and thus, given PFAS’ resistance to degradation, are not compostable. Plaintiff asserts claims for violations of the California Business & Professions Code, breach of express warranty, and unjust…

Kroger Sued in Putative Class Action for Sale of Alleged Non-Compostable, PFAS-Containing Disposable Plates and Bowls

Putative consumer class action against Kroger alleging it sold disposable dinnerware that, although advertised as compostable, was not compostable and contained PFAS. Plaintiff seeks injunctive relief, restitution, compensatory damages, restitution, attorneys’ fees and costs, and to disgorge Kroger of its revenues and profits related to sales of the dinnerware. June 16, 2020 | Ambrose v. The Kroger…