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Q: I lived beside a river from the site of illegal toxic dumping. After admitting this guilty in USA. Can I sue in Canada?

They have been found guilty in the United States court after they admitted to dumping toxic untreated chemicals directly into the columbia river. It was significant enough that it flowed into the United States and poisoned a whole village. I lived across the river from the site these chemicals were being dumped! I am now on permanent disability benefits. I feel strongly that I was severely affected by these actions and would like to pursue a case in canada. As far as I have been told us that there has NOT been a canadian case opened yet

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Environmental Law Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: This is something that should be discussed with attorneys who practice in Canada. Good luck

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