Public meeting held Saturday on Camp Lejeune water contamination

Jacksonville
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A public meeting was held Saturday in Virginia for people affected by water contamination at Camp Lejeune to discuss the problems with a federal agency researching the topic.

According to a news release, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has created a Community Assistance Panel (CAP) for Camp Lejeune.

ATSDR officials said the purpose of the CAP is for Marines and their families at Camp Lejeune to voice their concerns about water contamination on the base, and to provide input on ATSDR’s public health activities.

During the meeting, members of the CAP were also provide individual input, as well as represent the views of the community and groups to which they belong.

To watch the full meeting, click here.

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