Location: Denver, CO 80230
Years of Operation: 1926-1994
Lowry Air Force Base was established in 1926 as Lowry Field. The site was originally used for Colorado National Guard flight training. The military selected this location as the official Lowry AFB site in 1935, where it became an air field and training base. Throughout the 20th century, the base served primarily as a technical training center. This base was a major employer and economic staple in the area until its closure in 1994.
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 or worked at Lowry 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.