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US military says national security depends on ‘forever chemicals’ / PFAS can be found in everything from weapons to uniforms, but the Department of Defense is pushing back on health concerns raised...::PFAS can be found in everything from weapons to uniforms, but the Department of Defense is pushing back on health concerns raised by regulators.

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[-] [email protected] 62 points 2 months ago

Has someone asked what there IS to defend if not people's lives?

[-] [email protected] 31 points 2 months ago

The only people they care about defending are the rich and powerful. Aka, the ones that don't ever have to worry about their health.

[-] [email protected] 13 points 2 months ago

I mean... do the rich and powerful not breathe air and drink water? At some point this has to matter even to them, right??

[-] [email protected] 7 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago)

Don’t be silly, the air you and me breath is beneath them they dont live with the rest of us. The 0.5% have their own communities and sometimes islands. I bet the water they have is as clean as it gets and on top of that there is a water purification station in the second basement and multiple gardens to take care of o2 dispensing plants.

[-] [email protected] 19 points 2 months ago

Gov is in sexual relations with DuPont. They can't do anything since DuPont is the top and gov is the bottom

[-] [email protected] 14 points 2 months ago

Money ❤️

[-] [email protected] 29 points 2 months ago

Listen kid, no time to explain, consume these small plastics to keep your country safe!

[-] [email protected] 3 points 2 months ago

lmao. You've got a good sense of humor.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 2 months ago

Thanks. It's one of those things no one can take from you so I value having it.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago)

DoD doesnt give a flying fuck about soldiers health.

Health ramifactions from this shit wont manifest until they are out of service and fed up with Tricare to the point of not using it for when the shit hits the fan.

Just look at all the Camp Lejuene shit being revealed recently

[-] [email protected] 1 points 2 months ago

The DoD not giving two shits about the health of their soldiers, can't find a better pair.

[-] [email protected] -2 points 2 months ago

Unfortunately DoD is right. PFAS are terrible things, but they’re used everywhere (including consumer goods at an astonishing rate) because they’re really effective. Once there are good alternatives, yes let’s ban them forever, but until then we’d all notice their absence in our goods in a big bad way.

[-] [email protected] 14 points 2 months ago
[-] [email protected] 7 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago)

Now burning the wood from the boat is really effective at keeping us warm but until an alternative is found we will keep using the boat that we are all in to get through this cold patch of ocean.

Actually fuck no, it'd be, "we gotta keep using the fire to keep us entertained since we are all bored here in the ocean"

[-] [email protected] 2 points 2 months ago

Look at the shiny fire while you build boats you can never afford :)

[-] [email protected] 1 points 2 months ago

lol, boat=earth, fire=forever chemicals

[-] [email protected] 3 points 2 months ago

I notice cancer, liver disease, thyroid disease, and asthma in a big bad way, too.

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