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August 2012 Blog Posts (1)

Agent Orange cleanup overdue, and not enough for real justice


Global Times | 2012-8-26 21:40:04

By Chuck Searcy

Fifty years after the US began spraying Agent Orange in Vietnam to clear jungle and destroy agricultural land, the US has begun funding technical cleanup of the Da Nang International Airport where the herbicide was stored, loaded, and spilled. 

The site is now heavily contaminated by dioxin, a deadly byproduct of Agent Orange. The initial funding will amount to about $43 million. It will take…


Added by Chuck Palazzo on August 27, 2012 at 7:24am — No Comments

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