By Philip A. Janquart, WASHINGTON (CN) – The Department of Veteran Affairs has proposed rules implementing a law requiring it to provide health care for veterans who were exposed to contaminated water while serving at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. In the early 1980s, two water-supply systems on the U.S. Marine Corps base were found to be contaminated with trichloroethylene, a metal degreaser, and perchloroethylene, a dry cleaning agent, as well as benzene, vinyl chloride and other compounds. The water systems were contaminated for over 30 years, between August 1957 and December 1987, according to the VA’s action. Read Article Here
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