Location: Austin, TX 78719
Years of Operation: 1942-1993
Bergstrom Air Force Base opened during World War II, and became a permanent installation following the war. Following decades of military operations, the site became the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in the 90’s.
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 Bergstrom Air Force Base 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.