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Navy denies claims linked to contaminated water at Marine base

Posted by M. C. on January 28, 2019

And you thought Iraq was dangerous.

Decades of gross negligence can be expensive.

https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/01/24/navy-denies-claims-linked-to-contaminated-water/

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy secretary says he is denying thousands of claims from veterans and their families who were exposed to contaminated drinking water decades ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

Secretary Richard Spencer says at least 4,400 claims totaling $963 billion are being denied because there is no legal basis for paying them.

He says it was a difficult decision but suggested that claimants can go to Capitol Hill to seek legislation providing restitution….

Be seeing you

Camp Lejeune Contaminated Water - VetDisabilityAid.com

 

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2 Responses to “Navy denies claims linked to contaminated water at Marine base”

  1. Kenneth T. said

    Those in charge never take the blame. 😦

  2. Kenneth T. said

    I spent a couple of months there in 87. js

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