Proposed Legislation would Fund Research concerning Burn Pits and their Effects on Troops

A Bill introduced in the House seeks to earmark $30 Million to establish three study and treatment centers dedicated to research and the treatment of veterans whose illnesses are believed to have been caused by exposure to the toxic hazards of burn pits. “America has sent some of the healthiest men and women to battle, only to see them come home struggling to breathe, sick with debilitating and life-threatening conditions,” one of the bill’s original co-sponsors, Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., said at a Capitol Hill news conference Thursday. Read Article Here