Criminal Investigation Underway In Toxic Chemical ReleaseMilitary and civilian authorities are investigating whether any laws were broken in the unexplained discharge of 150,000 gallons of wastewater tainted with toxic chemicals at an Air Force base in Colorado.
Air Force May Have Inadvertently Released PFCs Into Drinking WaterChemicals found in wells near the Peterson Air Force Base may have started from drilling for soil samples.
Air Force Works To ID Source Of Water ContaminationDrilling has begun on a test well near Peterson Air Force Base to determine how a foam used by military firefighters contributed to water contamination south of Colorado Springs.
Lt. Gen. John Raymond Takes Helm Of Air Force Space CommandLt. Gen. John Raymond was installed on Tuesday as the new head of Air Force Space Command.
Air Force: Toxic Chemicals Released Into City's Sewer SystemAn Air Force base in Colorado said Tuesday it accidentally released about 150,000 gallons of water containing toxic chemicals into the sewer system of the adjacent city of Colorado Springs, but the potential health hazards weren't immediately known.
Water Declared 100 Percent PFC-Free After ContaminationPeople who live in Security have started to get their water from the Pueblo Reservoir. This after perflourinated chemical (PFCs) levels in the town's water far exceeded Environmental Protection Agency regulations.
U.S. Air Force To Change Foam Due To Water ContaminationThe U.S. Air Force is changing the foam it uses to fight fires because of concerns the substance has contaminated groundwater and spread to drinking water at some military sites.
Colorado: Water Contamination Likely Came From Military BaseThe military says firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals may have been released from an Air Force base near two Colorado communities where the chemicals were detected in drinking water systems.
Pilot Avoided Home Before Ditching Jet After Obama Speech At AFAA Thunderbirds pilot who ditched his jet moments after flying over the Air Force Academy's commencement ceremony was aiming the plane away from a home before he ejected safely into a field.
Residents, Pets Escape House Fire In FalconResidents of a home in Falcon have been displaced after a house fire in Falcon Wednesday morning.
Air Force To Filter Water In Colorado Towns For ContainmentThe military will pay $4.3 million for filters in public water systems outside Colorado Springs and is speeding up its investigation into whether potentially harmful chemicals in the water came from nearby Peterson Air Force Base.
Woman Demands Bottled Water After Chemicals Detected In WaterA woman living in the town of Security has started a petition to demand free bottled water.