|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:47:50 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "AF awards replacement firefighting foam contract"|
AF awards replacement firefighting foam contract By Air Force Civil Engineer Center Public Affairs Air Force News Service August 15, 2016 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force has awarded a $6.2 million contract to replace firefighting foam used in fire vehicles with an environmentally responsible foam to reduce the risk of possible contamination of soil and groundwater. ICL Performance Products was awarded the contract Aug. 15 for 418,000 gallons of Phos-Chek 3 percent, six carbon chain aqueous film forming foam (AFFF). The Air Force expects delivery to begin in August and for all foam in fire vehicles and fire stations to be replaced by the end of 2016. “AFFF is used by civilian and military firefighters to extinguish fires in aircraft accidents and other emergencies where jet fuel and other petroleum-based flammable materials are present,” said James Podolske Jr., the Air Force fire chief. “The Phos-Chek foam will replace the current product in use in Air Force fire vehicles.” ... For the entire release, see http://www.af.mil/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/223/Article/915057/af-awards-replacement-firefighting-foam-contract.aspx -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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