Twentynine Palms USMC
Air Ground Combat Center
The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, also known as 29 Palms, is the largest United States Marine Corps base. It is located adjacent to the city of Twentynine Palms in southern San Bernardino County.
Twentynine Palms tested 5 wells and 2 were contaminated above the Lifetime Health Advisory of 70 ppt.
PFOS/PFOA was found at 440 ppt in the groundwater on the base.
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 Twentynine Palms dating back to 1995. Many of the most sensitive records are not available without filing a lengthy and costly Freedom of Information Act Request, (FOIA).
Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center