Contaminated Drinking Water Remains a Grave Threat to Public Health
This thought-provoking video, produced by HuffPost, spotlights the ongoing crisis in Hoosick Falls, New York, where the groundwater is contaminated by Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). The toxin has been linked to a number of serious illnesses including kidney cancer, testicular cancer, ulcerative colitis and thyroid disease.
Flint, Michigan, isn't the only area in the U.S. that's been dealing with a water crisis. Since 2014, the water around Hoosick Falls, New York, has been ...
The video makes it clear that the EPA and the state of New York are not demanding accountability from those responsible for this terrible crisis. More than four years after testing revealed highly toxic levels of PFOA in Hoosick Falls, innocent residents continue to experience numerous health problems and uncertainty because they are unable to use their home water supply.
If you or a loved one has suffered from cancer or other serious illnesses due to exposure to toxic drinking water, contact the Philadelphia water contamination lawyers at Williams Cedar. We will fight to see you are fully compensated for your suffering and medical expenses. To arrange a free consultation, contact us online or call our Philadelphia office at 215-557-0099 or our Haddonfield, New Jersey office at 856-470-9777.