DOD Inspector General Finds Numerous Flaws In Military’s PFAS Response

July 27, 2021
The Defense Department’s inspector general (DOD IG) has found numerous flaws in the military’s response to per- and polyfluroalkyl substances (PFAS), including that DOD was slow to respond, took a too-narrow approach to addressing the emerging contaminants and failed to track firefighters’ health risks. The findings and recommendations outlined in a recently released DOD IG report are prompting critics of the military’s response to PFAS, including environmentalists and Democratic lawmakers, to say the report’s findings should raise alarms among service...

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