|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 23 May 2011 14:55:54 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HERBICIDES, GLOBAL: Agent Orange burial in Waegwan, South Korea|
S. Korea, U.S. launch Agent Orange probe By Song Sang-ho Korea Herald May 22, 2011South Korea and the U.S. have agreed to a joint investigation into the alleged burial three decades ago of Agent Orange at a U.S. military base in Waegwan, North Gyeongsang Province, a senior government official said Sunday.
“Recognizing the urgency and importance of the matter, the U.S. has actively engaged in consultations with us. For a prompt, transparent resolution of the issue, the two sides have agreed to quickly proceed with a joint investigation,” Yook Dong-han, vice minister of the Prime Minister’s Office, told reporters.
“Details on how to carry out the probe will further be discussed. When the joint inquiry team is set up, it will conduct the investigation inside Camp Carroll and in its surrounding areas.”
... For the entire article, see http://www.koreaherald.com/national/Detail.jsp?newsMLId=20110522000307 Se also http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2936477 -- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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