|From:||Lenny Siegel <LSiegel@cpeo.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 15 Apr 2011 13:26:35 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs, HEALTH: Congressional letter on Camp Lejeune|
N.C. lawmakers say Navy is secretive about Lejeune water By Barbara Barrett News & Observer (NC) April 15, 2011WASHINGTON Three North Carolina lawmakers are calling the U.S. Department of the Navy to task – again – for what they say is an apparent resistance to keeping veterans informed about historic water contamination at Camp Lejeune.
In a six-page letter to the Navy, U.S. Sens. Kay Hagan and Richard Burr, along with U.S. Rep. Brad Miller, say the military continues to mislead the public about a high-profile scientific report on the contamination.
They continue that the Navy has not yet agreed to a deal that would allow federal scientists to review its public relations material. And, they said, the Navy appears reluctant to lead veterans and their family members to recent, updated science about the contamination.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.newsobserver.com/2011/04/15/1132352/nc-lawmakers-say-navy- is-secretive.html
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