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By Grace Pohl
Staff Intern 

Fairchild Air Force Base releases more well testing data


September 7, 2017

The map above shows locations where wells have been sampled and are currently undergoing sampling.

The most recent results from Fairchild Air Force Base regarding of testing water wells for perfluorocarbon contamination were announced last week along with a map providing citizens of the testing from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC).

Even though the other sampling is still in progress, 27 wells have not had any detectable perfluorocarbon levels while 12 wells were below the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) lifetime health advisory and one was found to have concentrations above.

The Air Force has been providing bottled drinking water to those in the affected areas. Resi...

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