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  • Air Force working toward innovative groundwater cleanup solution

    The Air Force is working closely with leading academic researchers to solve a global challenge: cleaning groundwater contaminated with Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoic Acid, known as PFOS and PFOA.
  • Researchers use sound to destroy toxic firefighting chemical

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center, in partnership with researchers from the University of Arizona, is exploring an innovative way to dispose of the Air Force's toxic firefighting foam stockpiles -- using only sound waves.The project, funded by the AFCEC Broad Agency Announcement program, demonstrates a potentially safe and cost-effective disposal
  • Demonstration projects shows promise in accelerating Air Force cleanup projects

    Two demonstration projects may hold the key to accelerating environmental cleanup efforts at multiple Air Force sites across the country.Funded through the Air Force Civil Engineer Center's 2015 broad agency announcement, the projects substantiate technological methods for mapping underground contaminant pathways at some of the Air Force's most
  • BAA seeks innovative solutions to environmental problems

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center issued a broad agency announcement, or BAA, Feb. 3, seeking proposals that demonstrate innovative, sustainable and cost-effective technologies and methodologies to more efficiently address Air Force environmental restoration and compliance concerns.The BAA provides an opportunity for industry, educational and