Pentagon Plans To Triple PFAS Cleanup Spending For Sites Nationwide

April 19, 2023
The Defense Department (DOD) is planning to increase by more than threefold its spending for cleaning up PFAS contamination at military installations and other sites across the country, totaling $7 billion beginning next fiscal year, according to a Pentagon spokesperson. The budget proposal for remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination is part of DOD’s overall cleanup funding request for fiscal year 2024 released last month, which totals about $2.1 billion for environmental restoration projects across all service branches,...

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