U.S. to Pay Billions to Marines affected by Contaminated Drinking Water

This is an important step forward for Marines affected by contaminated drinking water while stationed at Camp Lejeune between August 1, 1953, and Dec. 31, 1987.

Outgoing VA Secretary Bob McDonald determined that there was “sufficient scientific and medical evidence” to establish a connection between exposure to the contaminated water and eight medical conditions for purposes of awarding disability compensation.
Hope Yen – Associated Press

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