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By TOM H. HASTINGS
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Celebrate Earth Day by defending human health

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Last updated 4/23/2020 at 10:26am



When I was born 70 years ago there was no Earth Day. That only started 50 years ago. Before Earth Day the U.S. military used to pollute.

A local newspaper in Utah reported that several sites in that state, mostly military, including Hill Air Force base, have groundwater that is permanently contaminated with “forever chemicals” that, as the name implies never break down and are health hazards.

The Arkansas Democrat Gazette reported that the Pentagon hustled a stockpile of the PFAS (Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or forever chemicals), known as a threat to human health, off to an...



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