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May 24, 2011

Agent Orange: Some Widows are missing out on VA Benefits

Some Widows are missing out on VA Benefits When The Department of Veterans Affairs added new presumptive disabilities to the list of disease from exposure to Agent Orange, it not only added benefits for the veterans but also made certain widows of Vietnam veterans eligible for...
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Federal Employees Union Raps VA Exec Bonuses

Federal Employees Union Raps VA Exec Bonuses The American Federation of Government Employees on Monday rapped the Department of Veterans Affairs for continuing to pay "exorbitant bonuses" to managers in VA hospitals and benefits offices while medical staff struggle to...
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ATSDR Health Survey of Pre-1986 Personnel at Camp Lejeune

ATSDR Health Survey of Pre-1986 Personnel at Camp Lejeune During June–December 2011, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry will conduct a health survey of persons who resided or worked at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina before 1986 and might...
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Court of Appeals Dismisses Monsanto’s Appeal of Biotech Beets Case, Preserves Victory for Farmers, Environment

Court of Appeals Dismisses Monsanto’s Appeal of Biotech Beets Case, Preserves Victory for Farmers, Environment This week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a summary order concluding a long-standing lawsuit over the impacts of...
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Agent Orange in Korea: Military Probes Agent Orange Claims

Military Probes Agent Orange Claims The U.S. military said Monday that an initial investigation into claims that it buried Agent Orange on a base in central South Korea in 1978 determined that some dangerous chemicals were buried there around that time but removed in 1979 and...
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MONSANTO – GMO Dangers: How Much More Proof Do We Need?

GMO Dangers: How Much More Proof Do We Need? If Monsanto and the other Big Agra companies are so sure that GMOs are completely safe, why do they vigorously lobby against any efforts to label foods containing GMOs? If their GMOs are so amazing and solve so many problems, wouldn’t...
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Agent Orange & New Zealand: Investigation into toxic chemical under dam launched

Investigation into toxic chemical under dam launched Environment Canterbury (ECan) is investigating claims that drums of a toxic chemical used to make agent orange are buried under a dam lake near the town of Fairlie. The Timaru District Council, which takes some of its drinking...
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Agent Orange & Fort Detrick: Did chemicals at Fort Detrick contaminate water, soil?

Did chemicals at Fort Detrick contaminate water, soil? ABC7 took dozens of water and soil samples at private homes, creeks and ponds in Frederick as well as near the Fort Detrick fence. Testing at Schneider Labs in Richmond showed any trace of Agent Orange and other chemicals...
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MONSANTO’S GMOs UNLABELED: States lead debate over modified food labeling

States lead debate over modified food labeling In the absence of a federal law requiring labels for genetically modified food, 14 states are debating whether to mandate labeling for modified foods sold within their borders. Since the FDA approved the first genetically altered...
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