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Aqueous Film Forming Foam Report to Congress

The Joint Explanatory Statement accompanying the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law
115-31), directed the Secretary of Defense to provide information regarding the Department's efforts
to address perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) contamination on military bases and in neighboring
communities due to the use of aqueous film forming foam (AFFF). This report contains information on (1) assessment the number of formerly used and current military installations where AFFF was or is
currently used, and the impact of PFC contaminated drinking water on surrounding communities; and (2) plans for prompt community notification of such contamination, when the
contamination was detected, and the procedures for timely remediation.

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