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A Colorado Air Force base's water became contaminated by toxic cancer causing firefighting foam

A Colorado air force base recently came under fire as water contaminated with perfluorinated compounds (PFC) was associated with the onset of various forms of cancer among people living in close proximity to the base. A Daily Mail report noted that former soldiers, firefighters and residents near the Peterson Air Force base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, were diagnosed with thyroid, prostate, and testicular cancers following direct exposure to water containing the toxic chemicals from firefighting foam.  Read more...



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