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