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New Environmental Working Group Map: 305 Military Sites That Used PFAS-Based Firefighting Foam

Dec 10, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Environmental Working Group issued the following news release:

Environmental Working Group today published a map of 305 military installations that used the firefighting foams made with the toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, which have likely contaminated drinking water or ground water on or around the bases.

These are sites where the military conducted crash or fire training, which under military regulations used the PFAS-based foams called Aqueous Film-Forming Foam, or AF...