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Agent Orange compensation: victim claims payout ‘not human’

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Compensation has started flowing to some Ontario government workers who were exposed to the chemical 2,4,5-T, an ingredient in Agent Orange, but the compensation packages being offered for exposure are not what some had hoped. The chemical was used decades ago to clear brush...
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Agent Orange Gagetown: Maine Army Guard troops haunted by Agent Orange

Soldiers who trained at a Canadian base blame their lasting health problems on exposure to herbicides. Veterans seeking disability benefits face the daunting challenge of proving their lung or prostate cancer, diabetes or other ailments regularly found in the general population...
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Gagetown Agent Orange: CDC: Herbicides Didn’t Harm Maine Soldiers

In June, Collins asked the CDC’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to review a 2007 Canadian study of health risks from herbicides used at Gagetown and advise her office on levels of chemicals that were sprayed at the base. The CDC expressed no qualms with...
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