Location: Heath, OH 43056
Years of Operation: 1953-1996
Newark Air Force Base originally opened in 1953 and was used as an equipment storage facility. At the time, it was called the Heath Maintenance Annex of Dayton Depot. The site then became a repair and laboratory facility for the Air Force during the following decades. It officially became Newark Air Force Base in 1987 and closed in 1996.
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 Newark 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.