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AP: Army Wants Nearly $300K To Disclose PFAS Contaminant Data at Military Bases

The Army is seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars to fulfill a public records request from EWG seeking data on military sites where drinking water sources are contaminated with toxic fluorinated chemicals.  In a letter to EWG in response to a Freedom of Information Act request for information on how many current and former military installations have ground and surface water contaminated by PFAS chemicals, the Army denied the organization’s request to waive the fee for releasing the data. Although EWG asked for a waiver because the information is in the public interest, an Army attorney wrote...

 

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