Location: F.E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Years of Operation: 1867-Present
F.E. Warren Air Force Base dates back to 1867 and was named after Francis E. Warren. It was initially an Army site and became an Air Force base in 1947. The base is currently home to the 90th Missile Wing, which oversees a variety of tactical missile operations.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|Gasoline||Lung irritation, nervous system effects|
|Waste oils||Nausea, nervous system damage (when drinking contaminated water)|
|Ethylene glycol||Heart, lung, kidney, and nervous system damage|
|Battery acid||Nervous system damage, digestive issues (source)|
|Trichloroethylene (TCE)||Immune system damage, kidney disfunction, respiratory issues, neurological effects, dizziness, behavioral changes, heart damage in unborn children (source, source)|
Other contamination including hydraulic fluid, coal ash, fly ash, and paint were found at this site. If you were stationed at F.E. Warren Air Force 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.