Study: Thousands May Have Been Exposed To Toxic ChemicalsSome residents in Colorado Springs say the drinking water made them sick.
Health Study Planned After Firefighting Foam Tainted WaterResearchers said Thursday they will study contamination levels in the blood of about 200 Colorado residents whose drinking water was tainted by firefighting foam from an Air Force base.
Authorities Halt Testing Of PFCs Plume, Blame No EPA FundingOfficials confirmed Colorado health authorities have stopped monitoring the plume of groundwater contaminated with PFCs at levels exceeding a federal health advisory limit that is spreading south.
Some Residents Asked To Conserve Water Ahead Of RestrictionsPeople in Fountain are being asked to conserve water ahead of mandatory water restrictions.
Air Force Has 5-Year Plan To Cleanup Water ContaminationThe Air Force has a five-year plan to cleanup water contamination in two communities near Colorado Springs.
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: 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.
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.
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.