PFAS at Niagara Falls airbase

PFAS at Niagara Falls airbase
November 14, 2019 Investigative Post
Photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph McKee via wikimedia Public Domain

By Geoff Kelly, Investigative Post, through the Institute for Nonprofit News network

The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station has landed on an ignoble list.

The facility ranks seventh on a list of the 100 U.S. military sites most contaminated with PFAS, or per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances.

That’s according to a report issued in early October by the Environmental Working Group, based on data procured from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Defense.

Read the rest of the article here at Investigative Post’s website.

This article, first published in Investigative Post, is republished here through Great Lakes Now’s membership in the Institute for Nonprofit News, a network of more than 200 nonprofit newsrooms across the U.S., working to strengthen the sources of trusted news for thousands of diverse communities.

Featured Image: Niagara Falls Air Force Reserve and National Guard C-130?s exercise flying over Niagara Falls NY, Photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph McKee via wikimedia Public Domain


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