Pentagon cleanup of toxic ‘forever chemicals’ likely to last decades

Pentagon cleanup of toxic ‘forever chemicals’ likely to last decades

Source: https://thehill.com/, March 22, 2020
By: Rebecca Beitsch

A recent report from the Pentagon says it may take decades to remove toxic “forever chemicals” from the water supply near military bases following a surge in the number of sites with suspected contamination.

The Defense Department now has 651 sites it suspects could be contaminated with PFAS, a class of chemicals used in a number of everyday products and in fire fighting foam used by the military. Read more.

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