|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 15 Jun 2014 01:48:37 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] North Carolina "Lawmakers rush bill to protect Lejeune, Asheville residents in pollution cases"|
Lawmakers rush bill to protect Lejeune, Asheville residents in
By Craig Jarvis Charlotte News & Observer (NC) June 14, 2014State lawmakers are rushing through a bill that would counter a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week that potentially hobbled groundwater contamination lawsuits by families at Camp Lejeune and in an Asheville neighborhood.
The bill would eliminate the state prohibition on lawsuits being filed 10 years after the last pollution occurred or from the time a polluted property was sold. Sometimes people don’t know they have been exposed to potentially deadly pollution until much later.
The legislation is aimed at rescuing the families affected by pollution in those two areas of the state but would apply anywhere in North Carolina.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.newsobserver.com/2014/06/14/3936198/lawmakers-rush-bill-to- protect.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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