Latest "polyfluoroalkyl" stories
Health study related to chemical at Pease will go ahead
The federal government has approved a pilot study at a former military base to look at the health implications for those who may have been exposed to potentially toxic chemical in the drinking water.
Air Force agrees to reimburse West Virginia city for chemical cleanup
The Air Force has agreed to reimburse $4.9 million to the city of Martinsburg, West Virginia, for expenses related to the 2016 cleanup of hazardous chemicals from the city’s water supply.
$2 billion cost to clean up water contamination at military bases, defense official says
Cleaning up and protecting U.S. drinking water from a class of toxic chemicals used in many household items could cost in the tens of billions of dollars nationally, including $2 billion for the Department of Defense alone, witnesses testified Wednesday before a House panel urging the federal government to move more quickly on the cleanup.
Commentary: Action needed to address groundwater contamination at military installations
A lawmaker wants the military to stop using firefighting chemicals that can contaminate groundwater and to address the health problems they cause for service and community members.
By Rep. Dan Kildee