The Navy will label this fiction but if you wanted to hide environmental contamination and avoid expensive remediation from weapons grade U-235, Agent Orange, buried drums of TCE, then the proposed transfer of the 900+ acres of El Toro’s panhandle from the FAA to the FBI makes sense.
As the trial begins in a major toxic pollution lawsuit against Monsanto Co., jurors won’t be allowed to tackle a key issue: Should the company pay to clean up dioxin it allegedly spewed across the city of Nitro?
The Viet Nam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) yesterday called on people across the country and international friends to further support Agent Orange victims in their daily lives and fight for justice.
HA NOI — The Viet Nam Association for Victims of Agent Orange yesterday honoured 99 outstanding individuals and organisations for supporting victims and actively participating in the struggle for justice for AO victims. Via VietNamNews They were praised in the “Honouring Golden Hearts for Agent Orange Victims” programme which was held in the capital yesterday […]
In Vietnam, some 35 years after the war, Agent Orange is still claiming victims. Used on a massive scale by the U.S. Army to prevent soldiers from hiding, this powerful herbicide permeated the ground. From encephalitis to congenital deformities and leukaemia, thousands of children are being born severely handicapped due to the chemical. From 1961 […]
By Carol Brown Parker Co-President Agent Orange Association of Canada Inc. I am the Co-President of the Agent Orange Association of Canada Inc. Our home office is in Westfield, N.B. not far from CFB Gagetown. My father was a WW2 Veteran and we were stationed in CFB Gagetown 1956 onward. I am helping Military & […]
Retired Master Sergeant LeRoy Foster is haunted by the job that launched his 20-year career in the US Air Force—spraying herbicides along perimeter fences and fuel pipelines at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam. This duty seemed inconsequential, field maintenance work done amid B-52 bombers thundering in and out to refuel for bombing raids over […]
Violence and lies of the Vietnam War echo through the decades with deadly poison; now we slowly clean up. The US Agency for International Development and the Ministry of Defence organized a conference on January 13 to seek ways to tackle pollution at Danang International Airport in central Vietnam. Participants in the conference discussed plans […]
HA NOI — General Vo Nguyen Giap is among 99 individuals and units who will be honoured during a live televised programme on January 24 for their outstanding contributions to help Agent Orange/dioxin victims in Viet Nam. The event, co-organised by the Viet Nam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin (VAVA) and several other […]
Today, dioxin levels at the airport are up to 400 times higher than internationally accepted levels. HA NOI — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has told the Da Nang People’s Committee that it plans to spend US$34 million to rid the city’s airport of Agent Orange, Vietnam News reports. The two-year project […]
From the VA: The AP (11/1) reports, “The government has spent many millions of dollars in recent decades cleaning up sites contaminated with dioxin and, in extreme cases, relocating residents of entire neighborhoods tainted by the toxin. But tough new pollution standards proposed by the Obama administration could require additional dioxin cleanups at scores of […]
- Watching C-SPAN 3′s telecast of the hearing on VA Disability Compensation, Presumptive Disability Decision-Making by the United States Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is an illustration why no veteran or advocate in Virginia should consider voting for Sen. James Webb (Traitor-VA) – This morning, while posturing as the earnest student of empirical investigation, Webb prefaced his […]
Agent Orange and related toxic chemicals are nothing but bad–decades after use. Sens. Webb and Akaka, are you listening? Action plan addresses toxic legacy of Vietnam War By Margie Mason HANOI, Vietnam – Thirty-five years after the Vietnam War, a $300 million price tag has been placed on the most contentious legacy still tainting U.S.-Vietnam […]
Danang, Vietnam April 22, 2010 Chuck Palazzo Not just dioxin – but PCB’s as well …and genetically engineered seeds, forced bankruptcies, suicides – the list continues and grows daily! Monsanto has no, I repeat NO regard for human life or our environment. They continue to destroy both with only one goal in mind: Corporate earnings […]