US Announces Agent Orange Clean-Up in Vietnam After 40 Years

August 14, 2012 by  
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Nearly 40 years after the Vietnam War, the U.S. launched a project to clean up toxic residues of Agent Orange  – one of the many herbicides used by the U.S. military during the war was proven to contain dioxin, a chemical linked to cancer, birth defects and other disabilities. The $43 million joint project with Vietnam will take four years and cover a large contaminated area , including a former U.S. air base in Da Nang, where Agent Orange was mixed, stored and loaded onto planes. Read the rest of US Announces Agent Orange Clean-Up in Vietnam After 40 Years Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Agent Orange removal , bio-weapons , chemical weapon , Da Nang military base , dioxins , food contamination , herbicides , international initiatives , South China Sea , U.S. Military , Vietnam War

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