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March 31, 2014

By Christine Anderson

Cancer Study on Camp Lejeune Mired in Controversy



Toxic Sign The release of a mortality study showing higher death rates for victims of water contamination at Camp Lejeune sparked controversy over cancer incidence within the affected population. Meanwhile, the CDC agency director responsible for the studies resigned

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Topics: Government Accountability

March 6, 2014

By Christine Anderson

DOJ Gets It Wrong on Camp Lejeune – Again



Camp Lejeune Post Office In an important case that will soon come before the Supreme Court, the U.S. Solicitor General is supporting a known polluter’s attempts to get out of paying for damages.This could have a huge impact on the victims of the Camp Lejeune water contamination.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

February 24, 2014

By Angela Canterbury

The Department of In-Justice?



Gavel In an upcoming Supreme Court case, the Department of Justice shows that it is set on skirting justice for the victims of the Camp Lejeune water contamination crisis.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

August 29, 2013

By Andre Francisco

New Book to Chronicle Camp Lejeune Water Contamination



Camp Lejeune Post Office A new book about the thirty-five years of water contamination at Camp Lejeune that sickened hundreds of thousands of Marines and their families will be released early next year, according to an article in the Military Times.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

May 20, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Camp Lejeune Finally Cleaning Up Its Act



Camp Lejeune Post Office Nearly 30 years after the end of what is likely the worst water contamination in U.S. history, the cleanup of the site of the contamination is finally nearing an end, according to an article from the Associated Press.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

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