|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 20 Feb 2010 05:26:11 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH, VOCs: Camp Lejeune (NC) study funded|
Navy agrees to fund toxic water study at NC base The Associated Press Washington Post February 19, 2010WILMINGTON, N.C. -- The Navy has agreed after months of fighting to fund a study into the health effects of past water pollution at Camp Lejeune on Marines.
The Department of the Navy said in a letter Thursday to the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry that it will pay more than $1.5 million for the work. The study will look at whether there are higher mortality rates for Marines who served at the base during the years the water was contaminated.
... For the entire article, see http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/19/AR2010021902337.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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