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Fort McClellan

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Fort McClellan: Toxic Chemical Waste Dump for 64 years
From 1935 -1999, US Army personnel, working, training and living at Fort McClellan, were never told they were being exposed to major biochemical health threats. Hundreds of thousands of men and women trained in, bathed in, breathed and drank hazardous substances including ionizing radiation and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

H.R. 2622 Fort McCellan Health Registry Act

H.R. 2622 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a registry of certain
veterans who were stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama, and for other purposes
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Combined Environmental Exposure Report for Fort McClellan Alabama

The following report provides a per chemical exposure-event summary of Fort McClellan, Alabama
covering the past 50 years; and some cases, much longer.
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Agents White, Orange & Silvex Herbicide-Pesticide Use 1960-1987 At Fort Mcclellan

In 1974, the base used 8,000 gallons of Silvex – which is 2,4,5-T based – 18,480 gallons in 1975, and 41,460 gallons in 1976. R-289. Also, it used 7,200 gallons of 2,4-D in 1974, 6,000 in 1975, and 4,800
in 1976. Id. The base also used 1,800 gallons of 2,4,5-T in 1974 and 10,000 gallons in 1976. Id. Further, the base used 4,000 gallons of picloram in 1975, in addition to 20,300 gallons of Tordon 101, which is picloram and 2,4,-D-based, also known as Agent White. Agent White is also contaminated with hexachlorobenzene and nitrosamines, both known carcinogens.
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