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January 18, 2010

Alleged health hazards of burn pits draw attention of Congress

Lawmakers, as part of the 2010 Defense Authorization Act, have requested a report from the Pentagon about the potential health hazardsof burn-pit exposure on those stationed on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Pentagon must submit its report by May 2010, but some think that a report falls short of real action. Representative Tim Bishop plans to reintroduce legislation in January 2010 seeking stricter regulation of burn pits.

Read the full article featured in the Army Times.

Read more about how Motley Rice attorneys are fighting on behalf of those who may have suffered as a result of burn pit exposure.