Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Tag: Agent Orange

Blue Water Veterans Now Get Agent Orange Rights

January 29, 2019, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit released a decision which marks a seismic shift in the field...

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 30

Vietnam demands compensation from Monsanto for victims of Agent Orange, California on brink of mandating 100 percent clean energy by 2045, Sanders vs. Amazon intensifies, and more.

Monsanto faces demands from Vietnam to pay compensation to the victims...

"Vietnam has suffered tremendous consequences from the war, especially with regard to the lasting and devastating effects of toxic chemicals, including Agent Orange.”

Veterans Affairs official downplays Agent Orange risks, questions critics

Members of Congress who are leaders on veterans' issues said the VA has an obligation to care for vets injured by Agent Orange.

New study could pressure VA to expand Agent Orange benefits

More than four decades after the end of the Vietnam War, research is still showing the effects of the herbicide Agent Orange. The latest findings: An association between exposure and high blood pressure.

First Agent Orange, Now Roundup: What’s Monsanto Up to in Vietnam?

Will another drawn-out battle be fought in the rice-fields? And who will win that battle?

Once Again, the VA Turns Down Navy Vets for Agent Orange...

A federal court had ordered the VA to reassess its policy denying Agent Orange benefits to Navy sailors who served in the Vietnam War. The VA’s conclusion: They still don’t qualify.

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