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IG faults military, KBR for exposing troops to dangerous chemical

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An Inspector General report has found that the Defense Department and contractor KBR failed to act quickly to protect servicemembers and civilians after discovering that they had been exposed to a hazardous chemical at a water-treatment plant in Iraq, according to a story in The Oregonian newspaper. Dozens of National Guardsmen from Oregon and Indiana [...]

September 30th, 2011 | Posted in News Coverage,Stars and Stripes | Read More »

Defense Department Inspector General says KBR and the military failed to respond quickly to health risks posed to Oregon soldiers

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Mike Francis, The Oregonian The Defense Department and contractor Kellogg, Brown & Root failed to act as quickly as they should have to protect those exposed to a carcinogenic chemical at an Iraqi water treatment plant in 2003, according to a report Wednesday by the Defense Department’s Inspector General. The report was hailed as a [...]

September 29th, 2011 | Posted in News Coverage | Read More »

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