Port Hueneme Naval Base
Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) is a United States Navy base in Port Hueneme, California. NBVC supports more than 100 tenant commands with a base population of more than 19,000 personnel, making it the largest employer in Ventura County.
Four wells were tested at the Navy’s Port Hueneme and all were above the Lifetime Health Advisory of 70 ppt. One well showed PFOS/PFOA totaling 1,080,000 ppt., a million times more than Harvard’s School of Public Health says may be dangerous.
Source: Addressing Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) Maureen Sullivan Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Environment, Safety & Occupational Health) March 2018
See below for thousands of pages documenting contamination at Port Hueneme dating back to 1990. Many of the most sensitive records are not available without filing a lengthy and costly Freedom of Information Act Request, (FOIA).
Naval Battalion Center Port Hueneme
Port Hueneme is identified as a DOD installation with known or suspected releases of PFOS/PFOA, according to a DOD Report to Congress on Aqueous Film-Forming Foam - Nov. 3, 2017.
No testing results were made public regarding the base, only that it is likely contaminated with the ”forever chemicals.”