Stop Spreading Cancer on Military Bases

PFAS chemicals cause frequent miscarriages and other severe pregnancy complications. They contaminate human breast milk and sicken breast-feeding babies. PFAS contribute to liver damage, kidney cancer, high cholesterol, decreased response to vaccines, an increased risk of thyroid disease, along with testicular cancer, micro-penis, and low sperm count in males.

A major source of this deadly contamination in hundreds of locations around the United States and around the world is U.S. military bases, which use PFAS for putting out fires, despite full knowledge of the effects, and despite the availability of alternatives.
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Background:
>> Maureen Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Environment, Safety & Occupational Health): Addressing Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA)
>> Washington Post: ‘Not a problem you can run away from’: Communities confront the threat of unregulated chemicals in their drinking water
>> Sydney Morning Herald: Toxic Secrets: The town that 3M built - where kids are dying of cancer
>> The Intelligencer: Records: Military knew of foam dangers in 2001
>> Military Times: Why women were told ‘Don’t get pregnant at George Air Force Base’
>> Pat Elder: An Empire of Bases Poisons Water, Threatening Its Own Collapse
>> Pat Elder: The Tyranny of Contamination: The US Military is poisoning Okinawa.