Lawmakers Want VA To Cover PFAS Exposures, As CDC Report Details Risks From Past Pease Contamination
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Federal lawmakers want more health care for veterans exposed to toxic PFAS chemicals, including at the former Pease Air Force Base.
Around 400 military installations, including Pease, are thought to have PFAS contamination stemming from use of firefighting foam.
A growing body of research links these industrial chemicals to serious health problems – especially developmental and immune suppression, and potentially some cancers.