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Order Compelling KBR Witness Timeline

November 17th, 2010 | Posted in Documents | Read More »

WSJ Law Blog – A Smoking Gun in Soldiers’ Qarmat Ali Case?

  By Dionne Searcey Publish on 11/12/2010 Update, 5:10 EDT: KBR this afternoon offered this response to the document: “It appears that plaintiffs’ lawyers improperly are attempting to influence public opinion, and the opinion of potential jury pools, by selectively disclosing only a few documents out of the many thousands of documents produced in this [...]

November 13th, 2010 | Posted in News Coverage,WSJ | Read More »

Evidently KBR bold face lied about knowing of the chemical hazards at Qarmat Ali!

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KBR knew of exposure of Oregon soldiers to cancer-causing hexavalent chromium in Iraq Julie Sullivan – November 11, 2010 – Documents exchanged in an Oregon lawsuit suggest that Kellogg, Brown and Root managers had medical tests proving workers at an Iraqi water treatment plant had “significant exposure” to a cancer-causing chemical, and managers worried about [...]

November 13th, 2010 | Posted in National Media,News Coverage | Read More »

Exposing Troops to a Carcinogen Is Not Part of Supporting theTroops

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Original Huffington Post Article I truly did not intend to write about KBR for two consecutive days in a row. But as the saying goes, when it rains, it pours. We have a new development in the Qarmat Ali lawsuit which I last wrote about on October 22. This is the case where U.S. National [...]

November 13th, 2010 | Posted in Huffington Post,National Media,News Coverage | Read More »

Documents: KBR knew of exposure in Iraq

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By Tim Fought – The Associated Press Posted : Friday Nov 12, 2010 21:38:25 EST PORTLAND, Ore. — Months after arriving on the job in 2003, a U.S. defense contractor trying to restore Iraq’s oil fields had blood and urine tests showing personnel with “significant exposure” to a toxic, cancer-causing industrial chemical, according to federal [...]

November 13th, 2010 | Posted in Army Times,National Media | Read More »

Uncovered KBR Docs Confirmed KBR Knew Soldiers Exposed to Dangerous Levels of Sodium Dichromate

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Documents now uncovered in the lawsuit by several soldiers against Kellog, Brown and Root (KBR) show that KBR managers were aware of alarming blood and urine test results of site personnel subject to “significant exposure” to sodium dichromate.  These documents are in direct contradiction to KBR’s long-held position  there was no medical evidence of harm [...]

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in Blog,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update | Read More »

Minutes from KBR Meeting Sept. 16, 2003

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Minutes from September 16, 2003 meeting of KBR managers showing alarming medical test results from exposure to sodium dichromate. Minutes from KBR Meeting Sept. 16, 2003

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in Documents | Read More »

Minutes from KBR Meeting Oct. 2, 2003

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Minutes from October 2, 2003 meeting of KBR managers show their knowledge of safety hazard being posed by sodium dichromate, concern over human exposure to the chemical, and fear of being held responsible. Minutes from KBR Meeting Oct. 2, 2003

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in Documents | Read More »

Oregon Live – KBR knew of exposure of Oregon soldiers to cancer-causing hexavalent chromium in Iraq

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The minutes of an Oct. 2, 2003 meeting about blood and urine tests from workers at the Qarmat Ali plant contradicts KBR’s long-standing claims that there was no medical evidence of harm.

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in News Coverage,Oregon Live | Read More »

Federal Judge Rejects Latest KBR/Halliburton Delay Attempt

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By order entered November 2, 2010, in federal court in Houston, Texas United States District Judge Vanessa Gilmore denied KBR/Halliburton’s motion to enter a “Lone Pine Order”. KBR/Halliburton claimed that the US Army’s initial report completed in 2003 on the soldiers’ exposures at Qarmat Ali, relying primarily on information provided at the time by KBR/Halliburton [...]

November 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Blog,Documents,Qarmat Ali Case Update | Read More »

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