Tag: Agent Orange
The herbicides were re-registered by the EPA without full consideration of the risks or consultation with wildlife agencies—the experts—as the Endangered Species Act requires.
"Vietnam has suffered tremendous consequences from the war, especially with regard to the lasting and devastating effects of toxic chemicals, including Agent Orange.”
Members of Congress who are leaders on veterans' issues said the VA has an obligation to care for vets injured by Agent Orange.
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.
Will another drawn-out battle be fought in the rice-fields? And who will win that battle?
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.