Location: North Smithfield, RI 02896
North Smithfield Air National Guard Station is home to the 282nd Combat Communications Squadron. This unit deploys and operates emergency communications systems worldwide. They perform these functions in times of peace and in combat zones.
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 North Smithfield Air National Guard Station 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.