Years of Operation: 1941-1994
Air Force Plant 85 was established in 1942 under the sponsorship of the Defense Plant Corporation. The Navy took over the plant in 1950, using the site for aircraft and missile testing and production. Various tenants used the site until its closing in 1994. Air Force Plant 85 has been a center for environmental investigation, as various pollution activities occurred on the site between 1941 and 1977.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|PFAS (Firefighting Foam)||Increased cholesterol|
Reproductive, developmental, liver, kidney, and immunological issues in laboratory animals. Tumors in animals. (Source)
If you were stationed at Air Force Plant 85 and later experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible for compensation.
*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.