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New Docs Show KBR Knew of Toxic Chemicals By At Least January 2003

New documents recently uncovered show that military contractor KBR was aware of contamination at its Qarmat Ali water treatment plan in Iraq at least as early as January 2003.  KBR had previously claimed that it was only aware of chemical contamination at the site from sodium dichromate after U.S. National Guardsmen began showing symptoms of […]

April 5th, 2012 | Posted in Blog,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update,Qarmat Ali News | Read More »

Suing Soldiers Say Govt. Contractor Failed To Disclose Toxics

    April Baer, OPB News | April 4, 2012 2:56 p.m. | Updated: April 4, 2012 5:17 p.m. [audio:|autostart=yes] Oregon soldiers suing the government contractor KBR have discovered a document they say shows the company failed to disclose toxic contamination at a plant in Iraq where the soldiers worked. The Oregon Guardsmen are among […]

April 5th, 2012 | Posted in News Coverage,Oregon Live | Read More »

Oregon soldiers charge KBR with concealing critical document in sodium dichromate case

Visit Oregon Live for Full Stories By Mike Francis, The Oregonian Lawyers for Oregon National Guard soldiers suing defense contractor KBR Inc. said this week the Houston-based company deliberately concealed a document proving it knew before the invasion of Iraq of the presence of a deadly carcinogen at a water treatment plant in the southern […]

April 5th, 2012 | Posted in Oregon Court Filings,Oregon Lawsuits,Oregon Live | Read More »

Records Show Iraq War Contractor KBR Knew of Toxic Chemical

By Associated Press, Updated: Wednesday, April 4, 11:36 AM PORTLAND, Ore. — A military contractor knew an Iraqi water treatment plant’s lax environmental standards let a toxic chemical contaminate the area, but never disclosed it to Oregon National Guard soldiers who were sickened, the soldiers said in a complaint filed Wednesday. The complaint in U.S. District Court […]

April 4th, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press,News Coverage,Washington Post | Read More »

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