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George AFB’s Organochlorine Pesticides Contamination

In 2002, aldrin, chlordane, DDT, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, and lindane were detected in the surface soil at the George AFB Family Housing. In 2005 the Air Force advised the City of Victorville that the levels of pesticides detected at the Base Family Housing “could present a danger to human health if soils are inhaled, ingested, or contacted by [Read More…]

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The Air Force Law Review – Pesticides

IS DEATH DIFFERENT? – Air Force Judge Advocate – U.S. … www.afjag.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090107-042.pdf Mar 1, 2007 – Use of Operations and. Maintenance Funds. During Deployments. Can Old Pesticides Kill. Big Construction Projects? On the Cover. 1. 17. 19. — [PDF]THE AIR FORCE LAW REVIEW – Air Force Judge Advocate www.afjag.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-081009-011.pdf Agriculture, Forest Service Pesticide Fact Sheet [Read More…]

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Terri Kristl Crooks

Terri just set a precedent by winning her Department of Veterans Administration (DVA) claim for service connected health conditions associated with her exposure to toxic chemicals at George AFB. She had a repeated and prolonged exposure to chlordane and other organochlorine pesticides (“OCPs”) that were used as herbicides, insecticides, termiticides, pesticides, and rodenticides to protect [Read More…]

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Kansas Army Ammunition Plant (KSAAP) – Pesticides

“It is the EPA’s decision that the pesticides are no longer protected under “intended use” when the structures are demolished or are to be demolished. Because of this, the chemical’s “intended use” is no longer applicable, and the pesticides become ”solid waste” and subject to RCRA Section 1004(27).” Mathy Stanislaus, US EPA, Assistant Administrator for the Office [Read More…]

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George AFB’s Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP)

Victorville Army Airfield / George Air Force Base (AFB) used organochlorine pesticides, before they were banned, to protect its buildings against termites and other pests. The following pesticides and their breakdown products were detected under and around the George AFB Family Housing: aldrin, chlordane, DDT, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, and lindane. The levels of aldrin, dieldrin, [Read More…]