|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 12 May 2020 10:49:34 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HERBICIDES, VETERANS: "Some veterans who served in Guam were exposed to Agent Orange, other toxins, advocates say"|
Some veterans who served in Guam were exposed to Agent Orange, other toxins, advocates say by ABBIE BENNETT Connecting Vets MAY 11, 2020 Veterans who served in Guam from 1962 to 1975 were likely exposed to toxins including Agent Orange and should receive Department of Veterans Affairs benefits, according to a new report released this week. The white paper from the National Veterans Legal Services Program and Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School shows that those veterans satisfy the VA's legal standard for exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides. "The conclusion is based on an exhaustive review conducted over nearly two years of government, private, archival and oral history evidence of herbicide use in Guam during the Vietnam era," the groups said Monday in a news release accompanying the report. … For the entire story, see https://connectingvets.radio.com/articles/guam-veterans-may-have-been-exposed-to-agent-orange -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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