In 2008, along with the non-profit group Citizens for a Clean Columbia (CCC), I began reaching out to past and present residents of Northport, WA. After a year of researching the Environmental Protecton Agency (EPA), Dpt. Of Ecology, Dpt of Health (DOH), and the Agency for Toxic Sustaces and Disease Registry (ATSDR) studies conducted in... Continue Reading →
Lawsuit claims Teck toxins caused disease By Dene Moore The Canadian Press VANCOUVER – A Washington state woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against Teck Resources (TSX:TCK.B), claiming toxic pollutants from the company’s smelter in southeastern British Columbia are to blame for her breast cancer diagnosis and other health ailments. Barbara Anderson is a longtime... Continue Reading →
By Kraft Palmer Davies, PLLC Harvard Medical School researchers have determined Northport, Washington, a tiny 296-resident border town, has 10 to 15 times the normal rates of the inflammatory bowel disease. The town is located downwind and downriver of a smelter in Trail, British Columbia run by Teck Resources, which for nearly a century funneled... Continue Reading →
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To here the radio story "People in Northport WA, consider Teck suit" on the CBC radio show Daybreak South click the link below: http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/British+Columbia/Daybreak+South/ID/2420471433/
To read the Huffington Post article "B.C. Smelter To Blame For Illnesses, Say Washington Residents" clink on the link below: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/11/25/teck-smelter-lawsuit_n_4337461.html
If you, or anyone you know, is interested in pursuing a personal injury claim against Teck smelter please contact Barbara Mahoney with Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 268-9308. They have prepared an initial client questionnaire to assist them in preparing these claims.