Contractors detect toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in groundwater at Camp Atterbury

Source:, July 16, 2022
By: Andy East

Camp Atterbury has confirmed that contractors have detected toxic “forever chemicals” linked to cancer, low birth weight and an array of other health problems in the groundwater on the training base near Edinburgh.

The base, which is located in parts of Bartholomew, Brown and Johnson counties, joins a growing list of military bases across the country that have been contaminated with compounds known as PFAS, which are a class of human-made compounds that have been used in countless consumer and industrial products. Read more.

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