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Dozens more military bases have suspected ‘forever chemical’ contamination
The number of military installations with known contamination or suspected discharges of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, continues to rise, according to an environmental advocacy group keeping tally based on information obtained from the Defense Department
Congress is halting the use of the military firefighting foam that’s contaminated base drinking water — but there’s a catch
Congress has reached a deal on a spending bill that would require the military to stop using firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals linked to cancer, but would abandon efforts to place stronger regulations on the chemicals
The White House is slow-walking a multimillion dollar federal investigation of toxic chemicals found in military base drinking water
The clock is ticking, because the study results will be thrown off as the chemical blood level in participants decreases over time.
‘This is absolutely a corruption case’ — New Mexico AG blasts Air Force over toxic water contamination at US bases
"I've lost my patience. With these environmental harms, you have aspects of corruption that we need to … aggressively and gladly litigate."
Pentagon warns number of US military bases with contaminated water likely to rise
"We think there's probably more installations than that ... We found that we undercounted within some of the (National) Guard sites"
The military is ignoring an EPA safety recommendation for cleaning firefighting chemicals out of the water
"It makes no sense for the DOD to employ a screening level that would potentially result in human health harm"
The Air Force’s new fix for its nationwide PFAS water contamination problem: a f*cking plasma reactor
"All of the other demonstrations remove PFAS from the water through filtration. Our method actually destroys PFAS"
Cleaning up water contamination on military bases will cost more than $2 billion, officials say
The price tag to clean up contaminated water sources at all military installations is likely to climb higher than the $2 billion original cost estimate, the Pentagon said Thursday
New Mexico is suing the Air Force over contaminated groundwater at 2 bases
New Mexico Environment Secretary James Kenney says the Air Force has not come up with an acceptable schedule or long-term plan to clean up contamination of the groundwater at Cannon and Holloman Air Force bases
Michigan Warned The Air Force To Stop Contaminating Local Water Supplies. The Air Force Refused
The U.S. Air Force is telling the state of Michigan to take a regulation designed to severely limit toxic PFAS chemicals in the environment and shove it
Toxic Chemicals Poisoned The Drinking Water At Military Bases. Now Congress Is Doing Something About It
Members of Congress have created a task force to help constituents nationwide who have contended with drinking water contaminated by chemicals used on military bases