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Former Marine still seeking justice for those exposed to contaminated water

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A White Lake dad said he is still seeking justice for his dead daughter and thousands of others exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune. Retired Marine Jerry Ensminger testified before Congress for the second time last week. It was exactly one year after he testified against the Marine Corps for contaminating drinking water at Camp Lejeune between 1957 and 1987. Ensminger said it was an example of what can happen when EPA programs fail the public. He claims chemicals in the water killed his daughter Janey. Ensmingter said, "It's hell. Janey went through hell. And all those that loved her, we went right through hell with her." Janey was diagnosed with Leukemia in 1982 when she was six and died three years later. A spokesperson for the Marine Corps said that they acknowledge that the water was contaminated. The Corps are waiting to find out results of a study to determine if the exposure and health conditions are linked.

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Contamination at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Was stationed at CLNC 6thMarines and 2d Anti-Tank Bn.,2dMarDiv., during 10-61 through 03-64. Since then, I was diagnozed with Bladder Cancer I feel that I was contaminated at CLNC, due to drinking water on a daily basis for approximately three (3) years. I have a claim in and they notified me they received the claim. But, since then, I haven`t heard anything. Can anyone tell me the STATUS of their Claim? Sure would appreciate. SemperFi. MIKE? mowery1@windstream.net

Protecting those that Protect

This is a disastrous example of environmental contamination here in southeastern NC. Our troops deserve the best. It's been said that the U.S. Government made the right decision by not ignoring or denying the problem. The strong opposition to Titan Cement locating here, and the "invitation process" of this industry by our elected leaders, swings around this same issue....lethal contamination. Learn what you can about this industry, and take part in the process.

I doubt that Titan Cement is going to be....

.....pouring dry cleaning fluid, or any other known carcinogen, into the water table. The contamination at CLNC took place many years ago, over a period of many years, at a time when the environment was not a hot button item and simply pouring the dirty dry cleaning fluid onto the ground was considered "perfectly normal." Now is not then. This is 2008 and Titan will have to comply with both state and federal laws that will require they be good stewards of the environment. They will be required to obey laws that simply did not exist at the time of the CLNC contamination. So the two cases are totally unrelated, and not in any way similar.

The Few, The Proud, The Forgotten

If you are wanting to find out more about the Camp Lejeune water contamination, please visit the website of The Few, The Proud, The Forgotten at www.tftptf.com.