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North Carolina / Camp Lejeune Water #1023026

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 28, 2012
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) Report introduced.

(Jacksonville, North Carolina: Mark Strassmann) The uphill fight for victims of contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina examined; details given about the seepage of chemicals {benzene, PCE, TCE} and fuel into the water system at the base for decades and the issue of survivor benefits with the V.A. denying claims. [Cancer patient Frank RAKOWITZ‡- recounts his contact with water at the base; states he has incurable cancer and is terminal.] A statement from the V.A. about diseases linked to Camp Lejeune quoted.

Mason, Anthony;
Strassmann, Mark

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