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ATSDR launches health survey of Marine Corps personnel and civilians


Onslow County, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) begins this week a health survey regarding diseases that may be associated with chemical exposures related to water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina... (More)

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ATSDR Study Finds Higher Risk of Some Causes of Death for Civilian Workers at Camp Lejeune
Release Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
ATLANTA- A study into the deaths of full-time civilian workers employed at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, from 1973 to 1985 found that the workers faced health risks due to contaminated water. The study, released today by researchers at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, found that the workers were at an elevated risk to develop kidney cancer, leukemia, prostate cancer, rectal cancer and Parkinson’s disease.

ATSDR to hold information forum about Camp Lejeune activities
Release Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry will hold a public information forum about its ongoing activities at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune on Wednesday, July 20 at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Federal Health Agency Completes Analyses of Tarawa Terrace Drinking Water System at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Release Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2007
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) concludes in its analyses of the Tarawa Terrace drinking water system, at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, that former Marines and their families who lived in Tarawa Terrace family housing units during the period November 1957 through February 1987, received drinking water contaminated with tetrachloroethylene (PCE).

ATSDR Releases Report of Water-Modeling Expert Panel, Camp Lejeune, NC
Release Date: Friday, October 28, 2005
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) today released the report of an expert panel of independent scientists who evaluated ATSDR's computer models of past Camp Lejeune, N.C., water resources and drinking water distribution system.

Camp Lejeune water modeling review panel meets Mar. 28-29
Release Date: Thursday, March 17, 2005
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will convene a review panel to evaluate the agency's water modeling and field data gathering efforts at the U.S. Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, N.C. The meeting will be held March 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will be open to the public.

ATSDR To Convene Panel to Review Water Modeling for U.S. Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Release Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2005
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will convene a review panel to evaluate the agency's water modeling and field data gathering efforts at the U.S. Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, N.C. The meeting will be held March 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will be open to the public.

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