|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 4 Feb 2018 21:51:16 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Air Force responds to foam investigation: ‘We didn’t know’"|
Air Force responds to foam investigation: ‘We didn’t know’ By Kyle Bagenstose Intelligencer (PA) January 23, 2018 After a November report by this news organization detailed advanced knowledge by the military of the hazards of firefighting foam, an Air Force official told residents in New Hampshire the Air Force didn’t know of the dangers. An Air Force official denied earlier this month that the service knew about the potential hazards of firefighting foam more than a decade before curtailing its use. The denial follows this news organization’s November investigation of documents that showed numerous military employees considering the potential hazards of the foam as far back as 1995. The findings of that investigation, published Nov. 19, are part of ongoing reporting on the military’s widespread use of firefighting foams, which has contaminated drinking water across the country with toxic perfluorinated compounds, including the water for approximately 70,000 Bucks and Montgomery County residents. … For the entire article, see http://www.theintell.com/news/20180123/air-force-responds-to-foam-investigation-we-didnt-know -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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