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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
Toxins from hand grenades and explosives have poisoned the drinking water near Fort Jackson
More than 16 percent of the drinking water wells tested near Fort Jackson during the past six years have shown contamination from a toxic chemical found in hand grenades used at the military installation to train soldiers, according to recently released federal data
Andersen Air Force Base was sanitizing drinking water with a pesticide used in swimming pools
Personnel at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam had been consuming drinking water that had been sanitized with chlorination tablets typically used in swimming pools, an Air Force spokesman
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
How The Pentagon And EPA Downplayed A Growing Toxic Threat On US Military Bases
TThe chemicals once seemed near magical, able to repel water, oil and stains. By the 1970s, DuPont and 3M had...
This Is The Military Base Water Contamination Study The White House Didn’t Want You To See
Toxic breast milk. Contaminated umbilical cords. Testicular cancer. Organ failure. These are just some of the side effects of the...
Report: Military Base Water Supplies Still Contain Rocket Fuel, Firefighting Foam
A federal watchdog has found most military bases have caught up on reporting about concerns of water contamination, but plenty...
Camp Pendleton’s Water Supply Is Finally Drinkable. Hundreds Of Other Sites Aren’t As Lucky
Just months after federal inspectors found dead rats and rotting frogs in the reservoir system at Camp Pendleton in California,...
Military Bases’ Contamination Will Affect Water For Generations
Once a fighter jet training base critical to the Cold War, little remains of the former George Air Force Base...
The Toxic Homefront: As Marine Families Fall Ill, Some Are Accusing the Corps Of Negligence
Last December, Noah Brletich was jolted from a deep sleep by his own heart, beating so fast and hard, it...