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April 17, 2014

By Anaika Miller

New Book Examines Camp Lejeune Water Poisoning



Mike Magner Mike Magner’s most recent book, A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoning of Generations of Marines and Their Families, shows how those affected by the contamination at Camp Lejeune began fighting for government recognition and h

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Topics: Public Health and Science

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

October 24, 2013

By Avery Kleinman

Dangers of Military Burn Pits Highly Disputed



Burn Pit Countless individuals who worked near burn-pits that the military and government contractors use to dispose of waste in Iraq and Afghanistan say the fumes caused serious illnesses, but so far, little research has been done to disprove or corroborate this t

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October 10, 2013

By Avery Kleinman

60 Minutes Takes Down Disability Benefits



Social Security Disability Screen 60 Minutes aired a controversial story on the Social Security disabilities benefits program, accusing it of massive fraud and corrupt mismanagement. Many were angered by the report, though, calling it unfairly one-sided.

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