Air Force – Radioactive Waste – News

Radioactive waste buried at Biggs Airfield/Fort Bliss, TX stemming from Air Force maintenance activities involving nuclear weapons from the 1950s and 1960s. The specific quantity of maintenance waste buried is not known due to incomplete records. Bases with first generation nuclear weapon systems used the waste disposal methods that were in accordance with the Atomic [Read More…]

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Alameda Naval Air Station – News

Treasure Island cleanup exposes Navy’s mishandling of its nuclear … Center For Investigative Reporting-Feb 25, 2014 “We found radiation, contaminated materials, in playgrounds and in areas that had … At the former Alameda Naval Air Station in the East Bay, plans ….. Cesium-137 is a radioactive byproduct of nuclear fission that is easily . African [Read More…]

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Danger Burn Pits

Burn Pits and Incinerators – News

Virtually every military base in the United States used unlined burn pits and incinerators (without an air scrubber to remove toxic chemicals).  Tens of Thousands of Americans were injured by this practice.  George Air Force Base, CA had several open-air burn pits and two old style incinerators (without an air scrubber to remove toxic chemicals). [Read More…]

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Contaminated 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 and around the foundations of [Read More…]

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Department of Defense – News

Toxic soldiers: A Portland woman among thousands of Army vets … Street Roots News-Dec 18, 2014 Oregon hosts only one of the DoD Superfund sites: Umatilla Army Depot in Hermiston. The depot was placed on the list in the mid 1980s, and … Toxic Trash Contamination on US Military Bases Center for Research on Globalization-Dec [Read More…]

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DOD Human Research – News

“Almost every experimenter named by the authors ought to have served time in prison for torturing helpless fellow humans. Instead, the experimenters won research grants and often received accolades as heroes trying to combat a variety of diseases. In most instances, they seemed to be well-intentioned. But they sure lacked a moral compass.” Steve Weinberg [Read More…]

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DOE Human Research – News

U.S. Gov’t intentionally ‘blew up’ nuclear reactor outside Los Angeles in massive human radiation experiment on public — Southern California covered in radioactive plume — Officials “documented effects of long-range effluent cloud on people downwind” ENENews – September 6th, 2015 U.S. Nuclear Accident in 1965 Was Staged, Documents Show New York Times, Aug 24, 1994: The [Read More…]

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Feres Doctrine – News

Military Contractors Claim Mantle of Government to Defend Tort Suits New York Law Journal – 12/24/15 (registration) Under the Feres doctrine, the government has sovereign immunity from liability for injuries to military personnel that arise out of their service.2 … Six US troops killed in Afghanistan Politico – 12/22/15 … an Army hospital petitions the Supreme Court [Read More…]

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George Air Force Base, CA – News

Air Force’s High Desert Legacy: Untold & Unknown Contamination Levels By Daniel Ross – April 23, 2016 “I’m Mad as Hell”: Air Force Members Blame Health Horrors on Toxic Exposure By Daniel Ross – 17 April 2016 Air Force Less Than Clear On Extent Of Nuclear Contamination At GAFB By Mark Gutglueck – 17 May 2015 Lahontan: [Read More…]

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Hunters Point Naval Shipyard – News

Contractor Submitted False Radiation Data at Hunters Point NBC Bay Area-Oct 13, 2014Share … with cleaning radioactive soil at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in … from a nuclear research lab that included radiation experiments and … Former Contractors Claim Hunters Point Cleanup is Botched NBC Bay Area-May 19, 2014 Radiation safety personnel who worked [Read More…]

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Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, CA

Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, CA – News

El Toxic Hell Toro – Death Sentence for Marines from Tim King 2 years ago Not Yet Rated El Toxic Hell Toro Part Two: A Death Sentence for Marines and School Kids? (IRVINE, Calif.) – A number of Marines are now sick and dying from their contact with toxins at MCAS El Toro, such as TCE (trichloroethylene) a [Read More…]

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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC – News

The DOD’s Modus Operandi (M.O.) – Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC The DOD lied to the public and local, state, and federal regulators and congress; withheld records; covered-up deaths that were the result of the contamination at Camp Lejeune; and forced the ATSDR to suppress information about the contamination, health problems, and deaths which [Read More…]

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McClellan Air Force Base – News

Pentagon puts budget concerns ahead of Fort McClellan troops’ welfare The Pentagon doesn’t want to spend the money to alert hundreds of thousands of soldiers who served at a once-contaminated Army base that they may have been exposed to toxins. “The cost of attempting to identify all these individuals, including the cost of media advertising, [Read More…]

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Mustard Gas – News

Veterans Used In Secret Experiments Sue Military For Answers NPR … at least 70,000 troops were used in the testing, including World War II veterans exposed to mustard gas, whom NPR reported on earlier this summer. Apology Demanded For Mustard Gas Experiment Subjects NPR We found that the U.S. military exposed black and Puerto Rican [Read More…]

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National Personnel Records Center – News

“Workers there earn bonuses for completing more filings, and supervisors say some workers deliberately stash records to finish more quickly.” Scope of missing federal military records grows Kansas City Star A 2012 audit found that a file clerk at the National Personnel Records Center wrongly filed nearly three-fourths of 1,200 files. But in a recent memo, [Read More…]

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SEC Charges Victorville and the SCLAA – News

California City, Underwriter Misled Investors, SEC Says U.S. regulators accused Victorville, California, and underwriters of lying to investors by inflating property values backing $13.3 million of municipal bonds to redevelop a closed air force base [George AFB] . …  latimes.com View: SEC Complaint – (PDF – 44 pages – 203 KB) SEC amends fraud complaint  Victorville Daily Press [Read More…]

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The Atomic Sailors U.S.S. Calhoun County – News

The Atomic Sailors by William R. Levesque “It was the Navy’s dirtiest job. The crew of the U.S.S. Calhoun County dumped thousands of radioactive barrels into the Atlantic Ocean from 1946 to 1960. The Navy says the work was safe. But 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the ship’s sinking. The Calhoun County’s own Navy [Read More…]

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Treasure Island Naval Station – News

Treasure Island Naval Station was home to US Navy’s Nuclear War Academies The navy’s nuclear war academies used a variety of radionuclides in their training The Navy did not acknowledge that history publicly, and as a result, cleanup crews and others preparing for redevelopment may have inadvertently spread radioactive material around the island. “CIR has found that the [Read More…]

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USS Reagan – Fukushima Radiation – News

Judge: Sailors’ class-action suit can proceed over alleged radiation … Stars and Stripes-Oct 30, 2014 Judge: Sailors’ class-action suit can proceed over alleged radiation … for a variety of ailments from radiation exposure following a nuclear … Two US Sailors Dead After Fukushima Radiation Exposure Center for Research on Globalization-4 hours ago Proper medical care [Read More…]

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Vapor Intrusion – DOD – News

Tetra Tech Supports the U.S. Navy on Multi-Award-Winning Remediation Project 3BL Media (press release)-Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Tetra Tech supported the Navy by providing a state-of-the-art vapor intrusion mitigation system to ensure indoor air contamination was reduced … The Toxic Homefront: As Marine Families Fall Ill, Some Are Accusing the Corps Of Negligence Task & [Read More…]

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