Pentagon Faces Quandary in Adequately Addressing PFAS-Contaminated Water Resources at Hundreds of Bases and Surrounding Communities

IADC Toxic & Hazardous Substances Litigation Committee Newsletter
November 1, 2020

Jeffrey Karp and Edward Mahaffey authored the November 2020 issue of IADC's Toxic and Hazardous Substances Litigation Committee Newsletter, entitled "Pentagon Faces Quandary in Adequately Addressing PFAS-Contaminated Water Resources at Hundreds of Bases and Surrounding Communities."

In the newsletter, Jeff and Ed discuss the difficulties facing the U.S. military in adequately addressing PFAS-contaminated water resources from firefighting foam at hundreds of bases and surrounding communities. The article also highlights DOD’s task of identifying both safe and effective methods for disposing of millions of gallons of the PFAS-laden aqueous film forming foam (AFFF).

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