September 26, 2023

2011 PFAS Risk Alert Triggered No Action


An inspector general report from 2020 found DoD issued a “risk alert” regarding PFAS in 2011 without accompanying action instructions. The first risk management actions regarding the toxic chemicals used throughout the military for firefighting came in 2016. The IG report comes two years after dozens of lawmakers requested a review.

Archaeologists Find Maryland’s First Fort

Historic St. Mary’s City’s archaeologist have found the outlines of an enclosed fort erected in Southern Maryland by White settlers in 1634.