Location: Christmas Valley, OR 97641
Years of Operation: 1985-2005
The Christmas Valley Air Force Station is a former military transmitter station. It was constructed during the Cold War to detect incoming missiles. However, the site was never operational. Military personnel left the area following the end of the Cold War, and the site eventually closed in 2005.
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 Christmas Valley Air Force Station 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.