Our mission is to stop the harm that the basing of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field, Madison will inflict. In addition, we work to stop the negligent pollution of our waters and force the clean-up of existing contamination of the water supply emanating from the base.
The increase in noise impacts and disproportionate impacts to low-income and minority populations, as well as children, are stated as fact, but are not identified as reasons for selecting the sites. The additional cost to select one of the other sites would be $4M to $5M annually. Contrast that with the cost of one F-35 fighter jet: $90-$100 million.