Whistleblowers

Must-watch 45- second video showing a massive release of PFAS-laden foam from the Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in U.S.-occupied Okinawa on April 10. The base discharged huge, carcinogenic airborne bubbles to settle into residential neighborhoods.

PFAS Release from Marine Base Contaminate Okinawa (Again)

By Pat Elder, April 12, 2020 米軍基地から漏れ出した有害物資を含む泡消火剤 “Foam containing harmful materials leaked from U.S. military base” According to Okinawa-based Toshio TAKAHASHI, The Okinawa Defense Bureau has provided information on the release of foam from Futenma Airfield, which occurred on Friday, […]

Charlotte Dennett on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Charlotte Dennett on Pipeline Wars

Charlotte Dennett is a former Middle East reporter, investigative journalist, and attorney. She is the co-author of Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil. And she is the author of the new […]

The use of fire-fighting foams with PFAS is making us sick.

Pentagon Reports 250 New Sites Are Contaminated with PFAS

By Pat Elder, March 27, 2020 From Military Poisons The Pentagon now admits that 651 military sites are contaminated with per- and poly fluoroalkyl substances, (PFAS), a 62 percent increase from its last count of 401 sites in August, 2017. See the DOD’s  latest […]

No one should drink water containing PFAS.

Legislative Remedies: California Acts on PFAS/PFOA In Drinking Water But More Needs To Be Done

By Pat Elder, February 14, 2020 On February 6, 2020 the California State Water Resources Control Board lowered its “Response Level” to 10 parts per trillion (ppt) for PFOA and 40 ppt for PFOS. Under a new California law (Assembly […]

Pleasanton, California

What’s In Your Water, Pleasanton?

By Pat Elder, January 23, 2020 The following article was submitted to the East Bay Express but never received a response. The well water in Pleasanton, California is highly contaminated with PFAS. Where is it coming from?  Brett Simpson’s East […]

Jeffrey Sterling

Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling, Who Went Through Kafkaesque Trial, Wins 2020 Sam Adams Award

By Ray McGovern, January 12, 2020 From Consortium News Former CIA operations officer Jeffrey Sterling will receive the Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence this Wednesday, joining 17 earlier winners who, like Sterling, demonstrated extraordinary devotion to the truth and the […]

Lisa McCrea talks about military base pollution

Talk Nation Radio: Lisa McCrea on How Military Bases Are Poisoning Us

Lisa McCrea is an environmental and human rights activist, and the mother of five. She lived on the former George Air Force Base in California from 1987 to 1991. She found out 30 years after first stepping foot on the […]

Dry Creek, Reeds Creek, Hutchinson Creek, and Best Slough carry carcinogens recklessly discarded at Beale AFB. The creeks run to the southwest.

Beale Air Force Base: Where Cancer Begins

By Pat Elder, January 2, 2020 Thousands of gallons of per-and poly fluoroalkyl substances, (PFAS) have polluted the groundwater, surface water, soils and the sewer systems in and around Beale Air Force Base, located 50 miles north of Sacramento. The […]

The Naval Research Lab - Chesapeake Beach Detachment (NRL-CBD) sits atop a 100’ high bluff overlooking the Chesapeake Bay.

The Survey Monkey and the Dog and Pony Show

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, December 18, 2019 Last week I disrupted the initial Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting for citizens of Chesapeake Beach who live close to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory – Chesapeake Bay Detachment, or  NRL-CBD […]

Preetha Gopalan on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Preetha Gopalan on Appealing the ICC’s Decision not to Prosecute War Crimes in Afghanistan

December 10, 2019 Preetha Gopalan is Reprieve’s Deputy Head of UK Litigation. She works on strategic litigation efforts in the UK which seek to hold the British Government to account for complicity in the death penalty, torture, secret detention and […]