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Friday, June 15, 2007

Marine Families Tie Tainted Water to Illnesses

Marine families who lived at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina over three decades drank water contaminated with toxins as much as 40 times over today's safety standard, federal health investigators said yesterday. At least 850 former residents of the base have filed administrative claims, seeking nearly $4 billion, for exposure to the industrial solvents TCE and PCE, that contaminated Camp Lejeune's drinking wells before 1987.


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