|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 18 May 2012 16:46:50 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HERBICIDES: Air Force study says Westover AFB (MA) crews unlikely to have been affected|
Study questions whether Agent Orange exposure from Westover planes
was enough to make Air Force crews sick
By Jeanette DeForge Springfield Republican (MA) April 30, 2012,An Air Force study determined Westover Air Reserve crews were unlikely to have fallen ill from being exposed to Agent Orange while flying planes formerly used in the Vietnam War.
At the same time, the study said there is not enough data to made a definite determination if mechanics, pilots, medical crews and others were exposed to a high enough level of the dangerous chemical in the 10 years they flew the C-123 Providers.
The Air Force report, released Monday, was sparked by congressional inquiries and lobbying from crew members who served at Westover in Chicopee and flew the planes from 1972 to 198
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2012/04/ study_questions_if_agent_orang.html
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