Baker v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20024
No(s). 1:16-CV-0917 (N.D.N.Y. Feb 6, 2017) (Kahn, J.)

A district court declined to dismiss state-law tort claims stemming from perflurooctanoic acid (PFOA) that leached into groundwater from a factory in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Plaintiffs found their water supply contained levels of PFOA that were significantly above safe levels. PFOA is associated with in...