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New PFAS Detections Reported at 90 Additional Army Installations

Drinking water supplies at an additional 90 current and former Army and Army National Guard installations nationwide are contaminated with the toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, according to newly released Department of Defense data obtained by EWG under the Freedom of Information Act.  The new data show PFAS contamination detected in tests of drinking water from 2016 to this year. They raise the number of Army installations with known PFAS contamination of drinking water or groundwater from 18 to 108, and the total number of military installations with known contamination from 207 to 297.  Read more....

 

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