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In the News

Martin E. Levin - In the News


Levin: The Public Policy Imperative for GM Food LabelingGene Watch 21-1, Jan-May, 2016

Levin: Agribusiness Confuses Issues on GMO Labeling Metrowest Daily News, May 16, 2015


Environmental Class Action – Buzzards Bay Oil Spill

Lawyers of the Year – Martin E. LevinMassachusetts Lawyers Weekly, January 2, 2012

Judge Signs Off on $12.4M Oil Spill SettlementNew Bedford Standard Times, April 27, 2011

Jury Awards Oil Spill DamagesNew Bedford Standard Times, April 3, 2010

Mattapoisett Oil Spill Trial Goes to JuryNew Bedford Standard Times, April 1, 2010

Opening Statements Made in Mattapoisett Class-Action SuitNew Bedford Standard Times, March 24, 2010

Class Action Could Award Millions to Property Owners New Bedford Standard Times, September 18, 2006

Bouchard Hit with LawsuitNew Bedford Standard Times, September 30, 2004


Citizens Action Challenging Herbicide Application to Lake Cochituate

State DEP to Hold Hearing on Lake Cochituate Herbicide Use – Metrowest Daily News, September 17, 2009

Natick Residents Appeal Herbicide Use at Lake Cochituate – Metrowest Daily News, May 8, 2009

Natick Commission Nears Decision on Herbicide Proposal – Metrowest Daily News,  April 4, 2009

Snail May Slow Down Lake Plans – Metrowest Daily News, September 1, 2005

State Eyes New Tack on Weed Treatment; Some Still Press for Herbicides – Boston Globe, May 29, 2005

Herbicide Foes Take Up Fight Metrowest Daily News, February 27, 2005


Massachusetts Environmental Prosecutions

State’s Environmental Prosecutor Claims New Turf – Boston Business Journal, June 9-15, 2000

Duty to Detect Waste is Heightened by Judgment – Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, November 1, 1999

Lawyer Targets Pollution Scofflaws – Boston Herald, June 2, 1997

Avoiding Workplace Crime is “Common Sense” (Viewpoint) – Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, April 7, 1997

Environmental Cancer – (Commentary)Boston Globe, December 22, 1996

Newton Firm to Pay Record Fine in ’93 Fire – Boston Globe, January 5, 1996

State Gets Aggressive in Prosecuting Polluters – Boston Business Journal, October 28-November 3, 1994

EPA Turns from Fines to Jail for Polluters – Boston Globe, April 3, 1994

Court Turns $500G Workplace Fine Into a Fund Run by UMass-Lowell – Lowell Sun, March 18, 1994

Grime & Punishment – ECO Magazine, June 1993