Wurtsmith Air Force Base (Wurtsmith) has nearly 60 volatile chemical contamination sites. The volatile chemicals were jet fuel, engine degreaser, gasoline, kerosene, and the like. For clarity, toxic firefighter [...]
Wurtsmith Air Force Base firefighter foam groundwater contamination began in the early 1970s when Aqueous Film Forming Foam (abbreviated AFFF and pronounced ‘a-triple-eff’) first became available. Formulated by 3M [...]
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