Aug 3 2015

Senators Burr and Tillis recently met with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald and the Director of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to talk about ways the VA could begin providing benefits to veterans with diseases caused by the poisoned water at Camp Lejeune.

“The evidence has been accumulating for years now – many of those who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune in years past developed certain diseases after exposure to contaminated drinking water. Compensating these victims, our Nation’s heroes and their families, is simply the right thing to do and I commend Secretary McDonald for taking this bold step for responsible government,” said Tillis.

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