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Arizona agency: Luke Air Force Base needs longer term water solution
The head of Arizona’s environmental agency called on Luke Air Force Base in metro Phoenix to help stop the spread of a plume of chemicals contaminating the area’s drinking water after recent testing discovered high levels of compounds commonly found in a firefighting foam once used there.
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Cancer-causing foam could be banned in military training next year, off military bases entirely by 2029
Under a congressional plan, Navy officials would have to identify a non-toxic alternative in the next five years.
States, military clash on cleanup of toxic chemicals
Few producers or users of PFAS face potential liabilities as great as the U.S. military.
By Kyle Bagenstose and Jenny Wagner, Bucks County (Pa.) Courier Times via the AP