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Naval Air Station Joint Reserve New Orleans, Louisiana and Fresno Air National Guard Base, California have been selected to house new F-15EX Strike Eagles, according to an Air Force announcement. The announcement also said Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts...
State Legislatures Passing, Planning Actions to Fight PFAS

State Legislatures Passing, Planning Actions to Fight PFAS

Dozens of states are taking action against PFAS, the so-called “forever chemicals” that show up in many plastics, other consumer products and the kind of firefighting foam often used at military installations, according to a Pew Trusts Stateline article. “More...
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The USS George H.W. Bush deployed Wednesday from Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, as Military Times reported. In its first deployment since 2017, the aircraft carrier appears set to replace the USS Harry S. Truman, currently deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of...
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Contractors have detected PFAS in groundwater at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, the Daily Journal reported. “It does not impact the Camp Atterbury water supply,” Indiana National Guard spokesman Master Sgt. Jeff Lowry said…. Fort Lee, Virginia celebrated the return of 40...
EPA Issues New Warnings on PFAS Threat Levels

EPA Issues New Warnings on PFAS Threat Levels

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued four new health advisories related to PFAS-contaminated water. “Agency officials assessed two of the most common ones, known as PFOA and PFOS, in recent human health studies and announced Wednesday that lifetime exposure...
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DOD has reported high levels of PFAS in drinking water near several installations, The Hill reported. The bases include Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; the former Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove,...