This two-part series written by Kyle Bagenstose describes the U.S. military’s knowledge of potential dangers of PFOS and PFOA in firefighting foam, as detailed in records and documents obtained by a Philadelphia law firm.

“By 2001, the U.S. military knew firefighting foams used at bases across the country could break down into toxic chemicals, that the chemicals had entered streams and groundwater at several military bases, and that they could potentially be polluting drinking water wells.”

Read Part One here.

Read Part Two here.