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“YAKIMA — ‘You just feel like you’re sitting in silence and that you’re forgotten,’ Melissa Brewer said, a resident affected by the PFAS contamination.

In the last few months, the U.S. military has sampled more drinking water wells near the Yakima Training Center.

Now, they say they’ve found 24 wells that exceed the EPA’s lifetime health advisory for PFAS—a hazardous chemical.

Those wells serve 31 homes.

‘It saddens you and it frustrates you and you would like to receive some answers,’ Kim Brewer, a resident affected by the

In January, 44 homes were found connected to water wells that exceeded the health advisory.

And back in October 2021, there were 12 homes.” …