Location: Oxnard, CA 93035
Years of Operation: 1942-Present
The Naval Construction Battalion Center is the main location for the U.S. Navy’s civil engineers. These personnel, called Seabees, work on a variety of building and maintenance projects for the military. These tasks could include constructing new camps, rebuilding structures after humanitarian disasters, and other projects. This center, as well as the Seabees, was first established during World War II.
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 at the Naval Construction Battalion Center at Port Hueneme 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.