• Phase-Out of PFAS-Based Firefighting Foam Included in Senate FY 2020 NDAA

    Phase-Out of PFAS-Based Firefighting Foam Included in Senate FY 2020 NDAA0

    The Senate’s NDAA approved last Thursday includes a new provision that would require federal environmental regulation of toxic PFAS chemicals while setting a DOD deadline to end their use in firefighting foam, Environment America announced in a news release Friday. The provision addresses mounting test results discovering PFAS groundwater contamination on military installations and in

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  • Air Force Reports Diverting $66 Million for PFAS/PFOA Contamination Cleanup

    Air Force Reports Diverting $66 Million for PFAS/PFOA Contamination Cleanup0

    The Air Force has submitted a letter to Senate Democrats acknowledging it has diverted more than $66 million from other contamination remediation projects toward PFOA/PFOS cleanup, CQ reported Thursday. Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.), Environment and Public Works Committee ranking member, released the letter Thursday detailing that funds from fiscal 2018 and 2019 BRAC accounts were

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  • Houlemard Receives ADC’s 2019 John Lynch Redevelopment Leadership Award

    Houlemard Receives ADC’s 2019 John Lynch Redevelopment Leadership Award0

    Fort Ord Reuse Authority Executive Officer Michael Houlemard, Jr., has been recognized as the recipient of ADC’s 2019 John Lynch Base Redevelopment Leadership Award. As FORA’s chief manager, Houlemard has led the redevelopment of one of the largest and complex BRAC projects in the country. In Sept. 1994, Ford Ord, Calif., an installation that spanned

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