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Unformatted text preview: 2. Natural or artificial ionizing radiation 3. Certain kinds of chemicals 4. Some viruses 5. Genetic predispositions Evidence from "Death and Justice" article:-50% of the water in wells G and H would be drawn directly from the Aberjona River after several months of continuous pumping.-Other possible sources of contamination to the wells are: 1. industrial contaminants dumped into a drainage ditch 2. groundwater flowing parallel to the river, which could haven been polluted by the same industries 3. Flooding of the sewer systems 4. Severe flooding of the Aberjona River that occurred in January 1979. 5. Sources of contaminated groundwater near the wells, such as the former Hemingway Transportation property. Our argument: WR Grace did not contaminate the wells. And that even if they had, the chemicals did not cause leukemia or any other illnesses alleged by the plaintiffs....
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course ENVIRON E8 taught by Professor Dalliare during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.
- Spring '08