This website offers information about the Department of Defense 's continued commitment to addressing its releases of PFAS from current or former U.S. Military installations and to protecting the health of its Service Members, their families, the DoD civilian workforce, and the communities in which DoD serves.

Topics on this website include general information about DoD's:

Actions to investigate and clean up PFAS resulting from DoD activities PFAS policies PFAS Task Force PFAS related community outreach activities PFAS research and development efforts

What is PFAS?

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances or PFAS are a large class of chemicals found in many consumer products, as well as in industrial products such as certain firefighting agents called aqueous film forming foam (AFFF). PFAS is also found in essential use applications such as in microelectronics, batteries, and medical equipment.

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PFAS Cleanup in Your Area

The presence of PFAS in the environment is a national issue due to its wide-spread use in many industrial and consumer products. The Department recognizes the importance of this issue and is committed to addressing its PFAS releases in a deliberative, holistic, and transparent manner consistent with the federal cleanup laws.

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