Toxic Water
Bill would help victims in Camp Lejeune, Asheville
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:24pm.

Two North Carolina congressional leaders have introduced legislation they say will help people exposed to contaminated water near a closed Asheville factory and a Marines Corp base.

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Obama lawyers seek end to Lejeune toxic water case
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 3:01pm.

videoObama administration attorneys are asking a federal appeals court to rule against families who blame contaminated tap water at the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps base for birth defects, childhood cancers and other illnesses.

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Supreme Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:35am.

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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Federal grand jury looks into Duke Energy spill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:43am.

A federal grand jury is convening as part of a widening criminal investigation triggered by the massive Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge.

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Agency: Camp Lejeune water contaminated in 1953
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 3:09pm.

video Many more Marines and their relatives could be eligible for compensation for illnesses because a federal agency determined that the water at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune was contaminated four years earlier than thought.

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Mothers United holds kickoff event
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 02/19/2012 - 9:15pm.

videoA group of Wilmington mothers is not happy about the pollution levels in New Hanover County. Mothers United, a group branching off of Stop Titan, held its first event today to promote a healthy environment for area children to grow up in.

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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. Commissioner denies being part of Lejeune water cover-up
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 4:03pm.

video The effects of the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune continue to ripple across the community. As one retired Marine continues to speak out about the controversy, he's making some serious allegations against a New Hanover County Commissioner.

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Bill about Camp Lejeune water passes Senate panel
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 12:47pm.

A bill requiring the federal government to provide treatment for veterans and their family members who developed health problems from being exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune has passed a US Senate committee.

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Federal agency begins survey about Lejeune water
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/22/2011 - 11:45am.

A federal agency is beginning a survey of diseases that may be related to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, where officials believe as many as 1 million people might have been exposed to toxins.

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Lejeune water issue going back to Congress
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/20/2011 - 12:30pm.

Congress is once again considering a bill to provide federal health care for veterans and family members who say they've suffered because of contaminated water at Camp Lejeune.

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