Department of Defense – News

Toxic soldiers: A Portland woman among thousands of Army vets
Street Roots News-Dec 18, 2014
Oregon hosts only one of the DoD Superfund sites: Umatilla Army Depot in Hermiston. The depot was placed on the list in the mid 1980s, and …

Toxic Trash Contamination on US Military Bases
Center for Research on Globalization-Dec 8, 2014
Some producing virtual permanent contamination. … DOD “has no overarching policy to ensure environmental mishaps in Iraq and Afghanistan …

Victims of Toxic Chemicals Fight for Benefits From VA 3, 2014
… the Obama administration argued that the North Carolina “statute of repose” took precedence over the federal Superfund law, which allows …

Groundwater Remediation Market to Exceed $14bn in 2015
Environmental Leader-Oct 14, 2014
Of the 12 contaminants most frequently found at Superfund and DOD sites, more than half are metals, primarily arsenic, chromium, lead, zinc, …

The US Department of Defense Is One of the World’s Biggest Polluters
Newsweek-Jul 17, 2014
Camp Lejeune is one of the Department’s 141 Superfund sites, which qualify for special clean up grants from the federal government.

Camp Lejeune and the US Military’s Polluted Legacy
Newsweek-Jul 16, 2014
Camp Lejeune is one of the Department of Defense’s 141 Superfund sites; that’s about 10 percent of all Superfund sites, easily topping any …

Supreme Court verdict to affect Lejeune water contamination victims
Jacksonville Daily News-Jun 9, 2014
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could prevent those affected by contaminated drinking water aboard Camp Lejeune from filing or pursuing a …

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