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Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:40am.

The Supreme Court says a group of homeowners in North Carolina can't sue a company that contaminated their drinking water because a state deadline has lapsed.

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Erin Brockovich Rallies Outside Supreme Court for Camp Lejuene Victims
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:42pm.

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich and dozens of military veterans rallied outside the Supreme Court today as the justices heard arguments that an electronics company was responsible for polluting drinking water at Camp Lejuene that sickened thousands of Marines.

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CDC: Water at Lejeune linked to birth defects
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 11:01am.

video A long-awaited study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a US Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.

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Flap continues over Lejeune health assessment
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/16/2013 - 1:24pm.

videoA bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Centers for Disease Control to complete a new, comprehensive report on the health effects of toxic tap water at the Camp Lejeune Marine base.

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New report reveals Lejeune water contamination began earlier
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 10:59pm.

videoMarines at Camp Lejeune put their lives on the line for our country, but a study released today shows many of them and their families were being poisoned by water on base even longer than thought.

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Burr bill extends coverage for Lejeune toxic water
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 1:37pm.

videoA US senator from North Carolina has filed a bill to make more Marines and their families eligible for health care for illnesses suffered because of toxic drinking water at Camp Lejeune.

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Film about Lejeune water to be shown in Raleigh
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 7:15am.

The award-winning documentary about the toxic drinking water at Camp Lejeune is getting a showing in Raleigh that includes a tribute to the Bladen County man who led the fight to disclose information about the contamination.

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Obama to sign bill helping Lejeune water victims
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 7:13am.

The man who has led the fight for information about the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune will be at the Oval Office when President Obama signs a bill providing health care for those who suffered illnesses because of the toxins.

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Congress OKs help for those hurt by Lejeune water
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 7:28am.

A bill to help Marines and family members sickened by contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune heads to President Barack Obama now that the U.S. House has approved it.

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