|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 13 Jun 2011 09:39:06 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HERBICIDES, GLOBAL: Camp Page (S. Korea) burial allegations|
Another allegation of Agent Orange at U.S. base JoongAng Daily (S. Korea) June 11, 2011The Ministry National Defense said yesterday it will soon investigate another allegation that the U.S. military buried the highly toxic defoliant Agent Orange at one of its former bases in South Korea, amid growing concerns over possible environmental contamination.
Since mid-May, Korea and the U.S. have undertaken a joint probe into a U.S. military base in Chilgok, southeast of Seoul, where some retired American soldiers claimed that they helped bury drums of leftover Agent Orange there in 1978.
The claims of Agent Orange being buried at Camp Carroll have sparked a series of allegations by former U.S. soldiers and local residents that the U.S. military dumped other chemicals at its former or current military bases in South Korea.
... For the entire article, see http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2937435 -- 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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