STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Camp Lejeune Plaintiff Files Declaration, Points to New Evidence on EPA Website, Says Current Burning Warrants Closing of Base
November 29, 2016
ATLANTA –– A plaintiff appearing pro se in the coordinated docket for federal claims relating to the alleged contamination of drinking water at the Camp Lejeune military base has filed a verified declaration, in which he explained that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has updated its website on the base, allegedly stating that 48,000 pounds of VOCs were removed from the site in 2003 and 2004.
In the Nov. 21 declaration filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, plaintiff Andrew U.D. Straw –– asserting the claims on behalf of himself and others similarly situated –– ...