PFAS may impact COVID outcomes

Ecosystem Destruction Fueled the Pandemic. Pollution Has Made It Worse. BY Leanna First-Arai, Truthout  – PUBLISHED December 30, 2020 Read Online Excerpt: “… Much remains to be researched regarding the impact of pollution and other environmental malaise on COVID outcomes. A Danish study now under peer review suggests exposure to the “forever...

Wisconsin’s PFAS Action Council releases its PFAS Action Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2020 Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov MADISON — Gov. Evers today announced the release of a statewide PFAS Action Plan developed by nearly 20 state agencies to address growing public health and environmental concerns regarding PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in Wisconsin. The plan includes 25 action items centered around...

Selective Arithmetic to Hide the F-35’s True Costs

Project On Government Oversight (POGO): BY DAN GRAZIER | FILED UNDER ANALYSIS | OCTOBER 21, 2020 https://www.pogo.org/analysis/2020/10/selective-arithmetic-to-hide-the-f-35s-true-costs/ Last month, while Lockheed Martin and the government negotiated a major contract modification for the troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, stories appeared in the trade presses with familiar headlines: “The F-35 Is Getting Cheaper:...

Marine Corps F-35 and C-130 Collide During Refueling Exercise, All Personnel Found Safe

29 Sep 2020 Military.com | By Gina Harkins and Oriana Pawlyk Read online A Marine Corps F-35B fighter jet crashed in Imperial County, California, on Tuesday after a mid-air collision with a Lockheed Martin KC-130J tanker during a refueling exercise. The incident occurred around 4 p.m. when an “F-35B made contact with a KC-130J...