As a consequence of firefighters using AFFF excessively, the vast majority of military bases nationwide are now contaminated with PFAS.
These chemicals, which are emerging contaminants, can persist in the environment for over a thousand years, making cleanup endeavors very challenging even when using the most innovative technologies.
Similarly, they remain in the body for a long time following exposure, where they can eventually trigger the development of a serious disease, including cancer. To understand the severity of contamination at the following eight military bases, keep in mind that the safe exposure limit for PFAS is only 70 ppt at the moment:
Most of these military bases have been deemed Superfund sites by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and intense cleanup activities are ongoing at some of these facilities. If you are a veteran or a family member of one who spent time at a military base with known PFAS contamination and now struggle with a disease, we encourage you to contact our team of experts, who will gladly help you find out whether you are entitled to financial compensation for your unjust suffering.
With over 35 years of experience in evaluating toxic exposure claims, Atraxia Law has the necessary knowledge and resources to help you determine whether you are eligible to file a military base toxic exposure claim, whether you are a veteran or a family member of one injured by military toxic exposure. If we deem you eligible, we will immediately put you in touch with a reliable, specialized attorney to have your claim filed.