Danger Pesticides
Featured

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 [Read More…]

No Picture
Military Housing

DVA C&P Claim Toxic Exposure – Pesticides – George AFB

This is a starter list of documents that should be submitted to the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) for toxic injury as a result to exposure to “chlordane and other organochlorine pesticides (“OCPs”) at George AFB.” Terri Crooks set a precedent by winning her DVA C&P claim for service connection [Read More…]

No Picture
Pesticides

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, [Read More…]

VA C&P
Featured

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, [Read More…]

No Picture
Articles

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 Because of this, the chemical’s “intended use” is no longer applicable, and the pesticides become ”solid waste” and subject to RCRA Section 1004(27).”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, [Read More…]

Caution Hazardous Chemicals Sign
Burn Pits

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. [Read More…]

No Picture
Military Housing

Pesticide Contamination Military Family Housing – News

Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe The lawsuit alleges breaches of contract, violation of the landlord-tenant code, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress, fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practices. The lawsuit alleges the company failed to properly inform military families of potential health dangers posed by contaminated soil under [Read More…]

Logo George AFB’s Housing Parcel Deed Restrictions
Military Housing

George AFB’s Family Housing – Completed Exposure Pathways

ATSDR Public Health Assessment for George Air Force Base, CA In the 1998 Public Health Assessment for George Air Force Base the ATSDR made the following statements: “ATSDR did not identify any completed exposure pathways from George AFB to children at nearby schools or residential areas.” Page 27 “Soil at George AFB [Read More…]