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Bill Introduced to Expand Compensation to Agent Orange Victims

The Victims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2011 was introduced to the House of Representatives on July 25, 2011. The bill targets ongoing problems and concerns regarding exposure to deadly herbicides, including Agent Orange, during the Vietnam War. The bill seeks to increase compensation for any individual Vietnamese nationals, Vietnamese-Americans, and United States veterans …

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Caring for Camp Lejeune Veterans Act of 2011

  One of the most toxic contaminations in the country began in 1957 and continued through 1987 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Marines and their family members consumed or used contaminated water containing various volatile compounds for years. According to the St. Petersburg Times, a regulation on the books of Camp Lejeune shows the Corps …

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