The list of military sites with suspected ‘forever chemicals’ contamination has grown

The list of military sites with suspected ‘forever chemicals’ contamination has grown

Source: https://www.militarytimes.com/, November 20, 2019
By: Patricia Kime

The number of places where the U.S. military spilled or suspects it discharged perfluorinated compounds has grown, Pentagon officials said Wednesday, but they did not say where or how many sites are under investigation for possible contamination.

The Department of Defense previously identified 401 sites on active and former military bases where the compounds — perfluorooctane sulfonate or perfluorooctanoic acid, also known as PFOS and PFOA — were released or a suspected discharge occurred. Read more.

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