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March 15, 2013 11:58 AM

Scientists confirm Marines’ poisonous Camp Lejeune water wells date back to mid-century

Federal health officials continue to uncover excessive levels of previous water contamination at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. A new study of the North Carolina base’s main water system that was released Friday demonstrates a rapidly increasing level of human carcinogens in the drinking water starting as early as 1948 and peaking in the mid-1980s.

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