The Military Must Take Responsibility for ‘Forever Chemicals’
Source: https://progressive.org/, November 17, 2022
By: Johnathan Sharp
Since the early 1900s, the U.S. military’s negligent use, storage and disposal of harmful chemical substances on its bases has exposed countless troops to severe health hazards. One example is Camp Lejeune, a Marine Corps base in North Carolina, where toxic contamination went unnoticed for several decades until measures were taken in the mid-1980s. As a result, thousands of veterans and their family members developed life-threatening and debilitating diseases. Read more.