Kelly Kennedy, a Military Times reporter who has been covering stories on the alleged health hazards of burn pits since 2008, speaks with NPR's Guy Raz about how she first learned about the burn pits being used for waste disposal and the reaction that she has gotten from service members who wish to share their stories.
Motley Rice's environmental attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Friday, January 29, 2010, against Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group and the Atlantic Richfield Co. on behalf of three Kiski Valley, PA residents who claim that the nuclear enriching facilities exposed them to radiation contamination and chemical exposure.
Lawmakers, as part of the 2010 Defense Authorization Act, have requested a report from the Pentagon about the potential health hazards of burn-pit exposure on those stationed on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Motley Rice founding member Joe Rice was a guest speaker at Opal Financial Group's annual Public Funds Summit.
Motley Rice aviation attorney and former Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Transportation Mary Schiavo discusses U.S. safety procedures in response to the attempted terrorist attack that took place on Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on December 25, 2009.
Motley Rice attorney Marlon Kimpson has been named to the Executive Committee of the National Alliance of African American Athletes. Founded in 1989, the mission of this organization is to promote academic achievement in African American males through programs that encourage leadership through athleticism and recognize academic, athletic and community excellence.
Motley Rice is pleased to announce that attorney Marlon Kimpson recently joined the South Carolina Maritime Foundation as a new member of the Board of Directors.