Monday, July 15, 2024

Tag: Agent Orange

Exposed to agent orange at US bases, veterans face cancer without...

The half dozen veterans who spoke with KFF Health News said they want the military to take responsibility.

EPA sued for approving toxic herbicides with Agent Orange chemical

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.

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.

POPULAR

Israeli military accused of massacre in al-Mawasi ‘safe zone,’ killing over 90 Palestinians

UN and international outcry as Israel justifies deadly strike by targeting Hamas.

The truth about immigrants and the economy

We need immigrants to keep our economy — and our country — vibrant and growing.

Similar to Biden, NATO is aged and unfit for leadership 

NATO’s 75th anniversary is an opportune time to take stock of NATO’s outdated world view and violations of international law.

Sanders pushes to block $18 billion arms sale to Israel amid Gaza conflict

As the Biden administration seeks approval for a massive arms sale to Israel, Senator Bernie Sanders leads a campaign to halt weapons transfers amid ongoing violence in Gaza.

Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.