The Pentagon Is Actively Poisoning Americans Across The US And It’s 100% “Legal”

28 07 2017

The Department of Defense and its contractors are currently using at least 61 active military sites across the country to “burn and detonate unused munitions and raw explosives in the open air with no environmental emissions controls,” according to a series of bombshell reports from ProPublica that give insight into the largest source of pollution in the country.

Toxic Fires

Across the Country, Military Sites Burn Hazardous Waste Into Open Air

By Hilary Fung, Abrahm Lustgarten and Lena Groeger

Virtually every day, the Department of Defense and its contractors burn and detonate unused munitions and raw explosives in the open air with no environmental emissions controls, often releasing toxins near water sources and schools.

Story: https://projects.propublica.org/graphics/burn-sites

Colorado chemical arms wastewater to be trucked to Texas

PUEBLO, Colo. — The U.S. Army will truck hazardous wastewater from a chemical weapons destruction plant in Colorado to an incineration facility in Texas because the Colorado plant isn’t yet fully operational.

The incinerator in Port Arthur, Texas will destroy about 250,000 gallons (946,000 liters) of wastewater from the Pueblo Chemical Depot. . . (more)

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28 07 2017
flyingcuttlefish

Reblogged this on The Louisiana Sinkhole Bugle and commented:

This concerns Louisiana – Colfax, Louisiana is on the front of the report.

2 08 2017

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