Groups: Government Must Comply With Request For Documents About Contaminated Water

(April 29, 2016, 2:36 PM EDT) -- NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Three veterans groups on April 27 filed a complaint in a Connecticut federal court seeking to compel the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to comply with their request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) pertaining to information about contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, which the group maintains has put nearly 1 million soldiers and civilians at risk for various injuries including bladder cancer, leukemia, kidney cancer, and liver cancer (The Few, The Proud, The Forgotten, et al. v. U.S. Department of...
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