16 Dec '11, 12am

Enviroblog: No Coincidence: Camp Le Jeune's Contaminated Drinking #Water

« Stand Up for REAL Food - Twinkies Aren't Breakfast | Main No Coincidence: Camp Le Jeune's Contaminated Drinking Water December 15, 2011 By Alex Rindler, Government Affairs Associate Nearly 40 Marine veterans diagnosed with male breast cancer today urged President Obama to support legislation in Congress that would provide health care for those made ill by carcinogenic chemicals that contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. "We, the undersigned, are constituents of the largest male breast cancer cluster ever identified - 73 men," begins a letter circulated by the Environmental Working Group on December 14, 2011 and signed by veterans, their dependent children and surviving family members. "What happened to us is no coincidence." Over a period of 30 years, an estimated one million servicemen and women, their families and civilian workers at Marine Cor...

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