Location: Barstow, CA 92311
Years of Operation: 1942-Present
The United States Navy commissioned the Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow in 1942 as a depot. The base is made up of three parts, including the Yermo and Nebo Annexes. MCLB Barstow has grown to be the second-largest employer in the area. The main mission of the site is to support the U.S. Marine Corps and Army. This includes maintaining and storing supplies, as well as providing training and educational services.
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 worked or were stationed at MCLB Barstow and have experienced adverse health effects, you might 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.