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ID:

212

Date:

2007-06-13

Headline:

Marine families want answers

Reporter's name:

Rita Beamish

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Atlanta, GA

Summary:

Two former Marines whose children died from birth defects they say were caused by contaminated drinking water at North Carolina's Camp LeJeune base have used FOIA to amass a vast collection of documents about the contamination. One Marine's collection of documents is 20 feet high, the Associated Press reported.

Keywords:

Marines, Camp LeJeune, NC, drinking water, leukemia, fatal birth defects, cancer, solvents, Rep. John Dingell, Rep. Barton Stupak, TCE, trichloroethylene, PCE, tetrachloroethylene,

URL:

http://www.timesleader.com/news/20070612_12toxic_1a_ART.


Agencies:

DOD

States:

NC

Categories:

environment
military


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