Washington Water Company Sues Department of Defense and PFAS Manufacturers for over Contamination

Lakewood Water District in Washington sued the Department of Defense, Air Force, Army and PFAS manufacturers, alleging it will pay over $377 million in attempts to mitigate PFAS contamination from firefighting foam used on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The Water District is seeking transfer of the case to the South Carolina AFFF MDL. July 16, 2020 | Lakewood…

Washington State Takes on the Air Force over Firefighting Foam

Washington State’s Department of Corrections is seeking $2.45 million from the United States due to the Air Forces’ alleged use of firefighting foam at Airway Heights Corrections Center. According to the DOC, the aqueous foam contaminated groundwater at its food manufacturing facility two miles away causing a manufacturing stoppage at and a recall on food…

Kalispel Tribe Claims PFAS Manufacturers and Users Are Liable for $21 Million in Damages

The Kalispel Tribe of Indians and its casino sued PFAS manufacturers and users, including 3M Co., Tyco Fire Products LP, and the United States Air Force, alleging that the defendants contaminated the water the tribe purchased from the City of Airway Heights and caused $21 million in damages. March 30, 2020 | Kalispel Indian Tribe…