Navy Introduces Toxins to Drinking Water, Then Expands Operations

Published on Truthout, 12 July 2017.

In Washington State, a Naval Air Base on Whidbey Island has turned the area into a Superfund site and local residents fear that the island’s soil and water may be compromised beyond recovery. The Navy’s response has been to avoid mentioning some of the highly toxic substances in its environmental impact report as it seeks to expand operations at the base.

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