2 months ago
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Janey Ensminger Act introduced to provide care to toxic tap water victims

Today Senators introduced a bill that would require the Veterans Administration to provide medical care for all diseases that can be scientifically linked to exposure to toxic chemicals at Camp Lejeune.
Michigan Governor takes ‘Full Responsibility’ to fix Flint water crisis
1 year ago
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Michigan Governor takes ‘Full Responsibility’ to fix Flint water crisis

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder apologized to the citizens of Flint, saying he would take "full responsibility" for fixing the toxic water crisis in the town.
2 years ago
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Toxic tap water at Camp Lejeune subject of meeting

Authors of several health studies dealing with the effects of exposure to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune are scheduled to take questions from the public at a meeting in Greensboro.
Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case
3 years ago
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Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case

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.
Erin Brockovich Rallies Outside Supreme Court for Camp Lejuene Victims
3 years ago
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Erin Brockovich Rallies Outside Supreme Court for Camp Lejuene Victims

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.
CDC: Water at Lejeune linked to birth defects
3 years ago
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CDC: Water at Lejeune linked to birth defects

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.
Flap continues over Lejeune health assessment
4 years ago
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Flap continues over Lejeune health assessment

A 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.
New report reveals Lejeune water contamination began earlier
4 years ago
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New report reveals Lejeune water contamination began earlier

Marines 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.
Burr bill extends coverage for Lejeune toxic water
4 years ago
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Burr bill extends coverage for Lejeune toxic water

A 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.
Film about Lejeune water to be shown in Raleigh
5 years ago
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Film about Lejeune water to be shown in Raleigh

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.