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Dec 22, 2010

Burr, Hagan moved against defense bill over Lejeune water | McClatchy

Burr, Hagan moved against defense bill over Lejeune water McClatchy
This week’s drama caps a year of arguments between congressional staff and the military about how the Navy has handled its response to scientific studies about the contamination. The Camp Lejeune water was poisoned with trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene, benzene and vinyl chloride until wells were shuttered in the mid-1980s.

Defense bill includes provisions on Lejeune water study, Navy landing field opposition - WGHP

Defense bill includes provisions on Lejeune water study, Navy landing field opposition - WGHP
Sens. Kay Hagan and Richard Burr included language in the bill that requires the Navy to help with the completion of studies into whether there have been problems with contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune.


  

Dec 21, 2010

VA takes steps to deal with mounting Lejeune water claims | McClatchy

The agency will consolidate claims at one office in Louisville, Ky. Eight employees there will focus on culling, researching and adjudicating disability claims related to the contaminated water.

VA takes steps to deal with mounting Lejeune water claims McClatchy

Dec 13, 2010

Camp Lejeune Toxic Water: Questions Remain Unanswered | NewsInferno

Camp Lejeune Toxic Water: Questions Remain Unanswered NewsInferno
Victims of Camp Lejeune’s tainted water are still looking for answers. According to a report from the Star News, some ex-Marines and former Camp Lejeune residents have accused the Marine Corps of deliberately withholding crucial information and misleading investigators about the contamination.







Dec 9, 2010

VA to begin tracking Lejeune water claims | News - ENCToday

VA to begin tracking Lejeune water claims News - ENCToday
Officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs told members of a community assistance panel addressing issues surrounding historical water contamination at Camp Lejeune that related disability claims would soon be processed at a central location.



Dec 6, 2010

Tanks leaked fuel near Camp Lejeune well | Pitts Report

Tanks leaked fuel near Camp Lejeune well Pitts Report

Federal scientists studying the history of water contamination at Camp Lejeune, N.C., have learned of another source of leaking fuel — this one less than a football field away from a drinking well that once served thousands of Marines and their families.