Location: Irvine, CA 92606
Years of Operation: 1942-1999
Located in Orange County, CA, the Marine Corps Air Station Tustin was established in 1942 as Santa Ana Naval Air Station. The station overaw military blimps, which were used to patrol the coast during World War II. The Marine Corps took over operations in 1951. Up until its closure, the base served as a helicopter base. This station housed about 4,500 residents and employed 5,000 civilians and military personnel.
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 employed at Tustin Marine Corps Air Station, and have 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.