McLatchy | Nov 13, 2019 | Tara Copp
[First, things that are toxic cause cancer and illness … so duh. ]
Support the troops. Ban PFAS and PFOS and the chemicals that are related but have not had thorough long term testing. Corporate profits do not TRUMP human safety.
“Veterans groups and their families question whether the various toxic exposures that service members encountered while in the military are to blame. Some of those exposures include massive trash burning pits in Iraq and Afghanistan, where everything from ammunition, tires, computer parts and human waste was burned. They have also expressed concerns about cancer-linked firefighting foam the military used and possible exposure to radiation in the cockpits of the aircraft they flew…
More on PFAS from Pat Elder at Civilian Exposure