Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Benzene contamination of soil and groundwater at Camp Lejeune has emerged as an important issue. ATSDR is currently reviewing relevant information and data about the sources of benzene contamination on base. Information and data sources include the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), Department of Navy (DON), North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, consultant and contractors to the USMC and the DON, and the Camp Lejeune Community Assistance Panel. Information and data will be reviewed as quickly as possible so ATSDR can move forward with health studies on base.



View an interactive timeline or download the text version [PDF – 118KB] of ATSDR’s public health activities at Camp Lejeune from 1989 through 2016.

Camp Lejeune Meetings to Discuss Health Studies

Two meetings will be held on May 12 and May 13, 2015 in Greensboro, North Carolina…(More)

January 2015 CAP Meeting Transcript

The January 15, 2015 CAP Meeting Transcript [PDF, 475 KB] is now available.

ATSDR Health Survey

The ATSDR Health Survey of Marine Corps Personnel and Civilians has concluded the data collection phase of the study. Therefore, ATSDR is no longer accepting surveys or responding to phone calls made to the CDC Human Research Protection Office. The agency would like to thank all those who have participated to date. If you have questions about the survey you may contact 1-800-CDC-INFO.