WV Communities Affected by PERC Exposure at Coal Prep Testing Labs
Have you been exposed to PERC while working at a WV coal testing lab? Complete the form below for a free review of your PERC lawsuit.
West Virginia is one of the nation’s largest coal producers, with virtually every county in the state having sources of this valuable natural resource.
In order for raw coal to be processed and sold to energy providers, samples from coal shipments are sent to testing labs, where the levels of moisture, ash and sulfur are determined. The testing also includes a Btu test to determine the coal’s thermal factor.
One of the chemicals used in coal testing labs is perchloroethylene, or PERC. When PERC fumes are inhalled, the chemical can cause serious central nervous system disorders.
There are numerous coal testing labs in West Virginia where workers have been exposed to PERC, including those located in:
The environmental attorneys at Weitz & Luxenberg are litigators with extensive courtroom experience and an in-depth understanding of the environmental laws involving PERC exposure.
The firm recently secured a landmark settlement against some of the country's biggest oil companies for contaminating public drinking water supplies with a gasoline additive known as methyl butyl tertiary ether, or MTBE.
Most of those defendants agreed to pay $423 million to settle suits involving the contamination of 153 public and private drinking water systems nationally.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to exposure to PERC, we may be able to help. Please fill out the form below for a free legal evaluation of your potential PERC environmental lawsuit.
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