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3 Reasons Why Camp Lejeune Justice Is Good for ALL Veterans

The Camp Lejeune water contamination resulted from leaking fuel tanks and an off-base dry cleaning company that released toxic chemicals, including trichloroethylene (TCE) and benzene, into the groundwater. The military used the water to supply drinking water to the base and nearby civilian communities from 1953 until 1987. The water contamination at Camp Lejeune caused…

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What Is the Camp Lejeune Justice Act?

What Is the Camp Lejeune Justice Act? From 1953 to 1987, about 1 million people were exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. This included Marines, their family members, and civilian staff working on the base. The Camp Lejeune Justice Act was introduced to help those injured by water contamination. If…

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