Naval Weapons Station Earle opened in 1942 in support of World War II ammunition transportation. Its proximity to New York City made it an easily accessible port for weapon shipments. Currently, there are numerous tenants currently on the base. These include the Combat Logistics Group Two, Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit, and more.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|PFAS (Firefighting Foam)||Potential Effects||-||-||Testicular cancer, Renal (kidney) cancer, Prostate cancer|
If you were stationed at Naval Weapons Station Earle 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.