Veterans groups file FOIA requesting records on Camp Lejeune toxic water

Veterans across the country are demanding answers after being exposed to toxic water for nearly three decades.

On Monday, three veterans groups filed a Freedom Of Information Act requesting records that the Department of Veterans Affairs has long withheld in regards to the Camp Lejeune Subject Matter Expert Program.

“Between 1953 and 1987 about one million Marines, Sailors and civilians stationed or working at Camp Lejeune were exposed to drinking water contaminated with a toxic cocktail of multiple highly carcinogenic compounds,” said Sarahi Uribe with the Veteran’s Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School. Continue…