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January 28, 2010

Toxins in Camp Lejeune water 30 years ago still a problem

Thousands of Marines and their family members living at Camp Lejeune were exposed to tap water contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), dichloroethylene (DCE), benzene and vinyl chloride. On Thursday, a Senate committee approved legislation that would make them eligible for some military-sponsored health care.

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