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Cheney’s Halliburton Made $39.5 Billion on Iraq War

Recent developments in the case against Halliburton

By Angelo Young Source: International Business Times Sunday, April 07, 2013 The accounting of the financial cost of the nearly decade-long Iraq War will go on for years, but a recent analysis has shed light on the companies that made money off the war by providing support services as the privatization of what were former U.S. military […]

April 12th, 2013 | Posted in KBR Lawsuits,News Coverage | Read More »

VA Qarmat Ali Registry Available to Veterans Exposed to Hexavalent Chromium

The Department of Veterans Affairs has released information pertaining to the registries for chromium exposure at Qarmat Ali water treatment facility. The registry is important for continued health monitoring for veterans who may have served at Qarmat Ali and have current health conditions or may develop conditions in the future. Veterans who served at Qarmat […]

March 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Blog,Burn Pit Blog,Burn pit lawsuits,Burn Pits News | Read More »

Army secretary who signed KBR indemnification had clashed with Rumsfeld

By Mike Francis, The Oregonian on January 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM, updated January 24, 2013 at 8:59 AM The former secretary also was a big shareholder in Enron, but had to sell his shares when taking his job. Those sales came under suspicion when the company foundered, but he was not charged with any misdeed. However, […]

January 29th, 2013 | Posted in Governmental Affairs,KBR Lawsuits,Oregon Live,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update,Qarmat Ali News | Read More »

KBR, Guilty In Iraq Negligence, Wants Taxpayers To Foot The Bill

Ryan J. Reilly for Huffington Post Posted: 01/09/2013 9:37 am EST WASHINGTON — Sodium dichromate is an orange-yellowish substance containing hexavalent chromium, an anti-corrosion chemical. To Lt. Col. James Gentry of the Indiana National Guard, who was stationed at the Qarmat Ali water treatment center in Iraq just after the 2003 U.S. invasion, it was “just […]

January 9th, 2013 | Posted in Blog,Huffington Post,KBR Lawsuits,Oregon Federal Court,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update | Read More »

A Q&A with KBR’s vice president for litigation, Mark Lowes

By Mike Francis, The Oregonian on January 05, 2013 at 4:01 PM, updated January 05, 2013 at 11:24 PM When a federal jury in November awarded $85 million to 12 Oregon National Guard soldiers and veterans who sued defense contractorKBR Inc. in court in Portland, it marked a first step in what is sure to prove a […]

January 7th, 2013 | Posted in KBR Lawsuits,Oregon Live,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update | Read More »

Returning War Contractors Face Second Battle, Against AIG

By John Nova Lomax Wednesday, Nov 14 2012 Ever since that June day in 2010 when the roadside bomb detonated ten feet from the cab of his truck on a dusty road in Iraq, Terry Enzweiler has not been the same. He gets lost coming back from the same grocery store he’s shopped in hundreds of times; […]

January 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Houston Press,Local Newspapers,News Coverage,Qarmat Ali Blog | Read More »

Defense contractor ordered to pay millions to National Guard soldiers

By the CNN Wire Staff updated 12:33 AM EDT, Sat November 3, 2012 (CNN) — Defense contractor KBR was negligent in exposing National Guard soldiers to toxic chemicals at a water plant in Iraq, a federal jury in Portland, Oregon, found Friday. The lawsuit was filed by a dozen National Guard soldiers, who accused the defense […]

January 2nd, 2013 | Posted in KBR Lawsuits,Oregon Federal Court,Other National News,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update | Read More »

KBR Sodium Dichromate Case Back in Court

Published: June 18, 2012 at 5:13 PM PORTLAND, Ore., June 18 (UPI) — Defense contractor KBR is being sued by Oregon National Guard members who say they were exposed to a carcinogenic chemical in Iraq, attorneys said. The most contentious motion to be argued at hearings this week in U.S. District Court in Portland, Ore., concerns […]

June 21st, 2012 | Posted in News Coverage,Qarmat Ali News | Read More »

KBR Qarmat Ali – Oregon Lawsuit Papers 00043073

KBR Qarmat Ali – Oregon Lawsuit Papers 00043073

October 7th, 2010 | Posted in Oregon Court Filings,Oregon Lawsuits | Read More »

Qarmat Ali Litigation Spurs Legislative Action to End or Limit Contractors’ Indemnity Deals

By Amanda Halter The National Guardsmen who are standing up to KBR in their lawsuits against the private military contractor for exposing them to sodium dichromate contamination at the Qarmat Ali Water Treatment Plant in Iraq in 2003 are inspiring real action.  United States Representatives Earl Blumenaur and Kurt Shrader and Senators Ron Wyden and […]

October 6th, 2010 | Posted in Blog,Burn Pit Blog | Read More »

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