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Pentagon causing toxic pollution by burning foam, campaigners say

20.01.2020
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Environmentalists say incinerating a vast stockpile of firefighting foam containing harmful PFAS is putting communities at riskThe Department of Defense is polluting the environment with toxic chemicals by continuing to incinerate a vast stockpile of firefighting foam in a move environmentalists say is in breach of new regulations.In a letter sent last week to the secretary of defense, Mark Esper, several environmental organizations argue the defense department is already out of compliance with new provisions regulating the disposal of the material and insist that it "immediately cease" incineration of the foam - called AFFF - which puts communities at risk. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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