|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 23 Sep 2009 20:13:36 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GLOBAL: Agent Orange cleanup at Danang, Vietnam|
US, Vietnam face Agent Orange legacy By Ian Timberlake AFP Google September 23, 2009oDANANG, Vietnam - Mai Khai contentedly grows his potatoes and melons smack up against an old brick wall surrounding a former US airbase in Vietnam which experts say remains highly contaminated.
Almost four decades after American troops stopped wartime spraying of Agent Orange and other herbicides containing potentially cancer-causing dioxin, United States and Vietnamese officials are cooperating on preliminary clean-up measures at the Danang airport.
Full-scale decontamination has yet to begin, though, and could take years. ... For the entire article, see http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hLBZotnFuse0ioSlZelFi3wXn4aw -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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