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Salem-News.com (May-06-2014 11:29)
Follow the Honey -- Pledge to join the March Against Monsanto on May 24, 2014!Salem-News.com
How can industry afford such a big PR campaign? By selling billions of dollars' worth of pesticides every year.
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With Monsanto's Honeybee Advisory Council, and Bayer's Bee Care Centers, you might think the world's largest pesticide-makers were too busy caring about bees to manufacture or use the pesticides that kill them.
Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2014 13:13)
Western Oregon Site of Early Agent Orange Tests!Wes Carter for Salem-News.com
A disturbing document summarizes world-wide US military use and storage of the wartime defoliant, infamous for its lingering toxic impact.
Department of Defense documents recently released detail testings conducted by the Air Force in Eastern Oregon, under the management of Oregon State University.
Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2014 13:20)
Oregon State Director of Veterans Affairs C-123 Veterans` Agent Orange Exposure ClaimsWes Carter for Salem-News.com
A spokesperson for the C-123 Veterans Association expressed appreciation for Director Smith's direct and very effective support, noting that Marines like him can always be counted on when the Air Force needs help.
Himself a Gulf War veteran, Director Cameron Smith of the State of Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs, formally wrote VA Secretary Shinseki detailing C-123 veterans' eligibility for VA Agent Orange exposure benefits!
Salem-News.com (Apr-11-2014 14:26)
Study Suggests Veteran`s Agent Orange Exposure for C-123 Crews Will Cost $1.8 MillionWes Carter for Salem-News.com
Veterans have been forced to resort to expensive legal procedures to access necessary scientific and administrative documents.
This week it was estimated that an Institute of Medicine study of veterans’ Agent Orange exposure aboard C-123 transports will cost approximately $1,800,000.00.
Salem-News.com (Apr-09-2014 16:20)
Kelly Derricks: Voice for the Children of Vietnam VeteransSalem-News.com
Kelly has battled severe health issues since she was born that continue today. Some of her illnesses are presumed to be associated with the inter-generational effects of Agent Orange.
Kelly L. Derricks is the daughter of deceased Vietnam Veteran Harry C. Mackel Jr. Harry died in 1982 at the age of 37 after being exposed to Agent Orange while serving two tours in Vietnam in addition to a tour on Johnston Island.
Salem-News.com (Apr-04-2014 19:49)
Agent Orange Exposure Appears to Double Risk of Invasive Skin CancerArticle by Annette M. Boyle
Issue needs to be studied on a larger scale.
Even four decades later, veterans exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War have twice the risk of developing unusually invasive nonmelanotic skin cancers compared with the general population, according to a recent study.
Salem-News.com (Apr-03-2014 12:50)
Sign the Petition to Monsanto`s Man in Congress, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.)Salem-News.com
Rep. Pompeo is just plain foolish if he thinks he will be reelected after he supports an industry-written law that goes against what 90 percent of consumers in this country want.
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On April 1, Poltico announced that Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) will introduce a bill to kill GMO labeling.
Salem-News.com (Mar-29-2014 11:45)
Welcome Home: Vietnam Veterans DaySharon L. Perry and Dee Reyes for Salem-News.com
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day from Agent Orange Legacy by Sharon L. Perry, Founder and Dee Reyes, Co-founder
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Today I Welcome Home my husband, Reuben 'Bud' Charles Perry, III, because he didn't live to see it (Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day) for himself.
Salem-News.com (Mar-19-2014 16:27)
Agent Orange Not Included In ``NEW`` Lessons from An Old WarHeather A. Bowser, LPCC for Salem-News.com
The “NEW” Lessons from an Old War, do not Include Agent Orange, According to University of Pittsburgh’s Honors College Panelists
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When something is just to good to be true and it usually is.
Salem-News.com (Mar-19-2014 10:54)
High Dioxin Levels in Dong Nai LakesSalem-News.com
The contamination is believed to be caused by toxic chemicals used during the American War 1959-1975. According to experts, the level of dioxins at the airbase is higher than at airports in Da Nang and Phu Cat, two others dioxin contaminated hotspots.
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About 16 of the 28 lakes at southern Dong Nai Province's Bien Hoa Airbase have been found to have dangerously high concentrations of dioxin. Authorities have told local residents not to drink or use the water.