Toxic Contamination at Fairchild Air Force Base

Spokane is blessed or burdened (depending on perspective) with Fairchild AFB, the largest employer in Spokane County. Nominally a base for refueling tankers aircraft, Fairchild is also a highly contaminated Superfund site and houses the SERE program.

On July 29, 2017, twenty-seven committed souls braved the 92 degree heat at the main gate of Fairchild Air Force Base to share little known information about Fairchild. Organized by Spokane Veterans for Peace, we were young and old, male and female, religious and secular, black and white.

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Further Reading & Coverage

Spokesman-Review Article May 17, 2017

Spokesman-Review Article May 20, 2017

Spokesman-Review Article June 2, 2017

Spokesman-Review Article Nov. 9, 2018

VIDEO: KHQ Coverage of public meeting

Our Recap of May 24, 2017 public meeting

Superfund Site Information on Fairchild

This link contains all of the publicly available documents on the Superfund clean up at Fairchild AFB, our region’s largest polluter.