New Lejeune water report raises watchdog hackles

From the Daily News – Jacksonville North Carolina:

The release of a 180-page federal agency report detailing drinking water systems aboard Camp Lejeune but redacting information about active wells has raised the hackles of a number of military watchdogs.

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry published Chapter B of its water modeling research Thursday, laying the groundwork for reconstruction of historical groundwater flow and an enhanced understanding of how chemical contaminants spread throughout specific base drinking water systems between the 1950s and 1980s. With the report was a notation indicating that information about active wells had been blacked out in keeping of a Department of the Navy request.