The letter reveals what we all know; that the exorbitant cost associated with TCE is what scares the government to death, yet they admit in the letter introduction, that the DoD is indeed responsible for the TCE problem and everything that goes with it. It is a pattern repeated time and time again, and TCE is the new Agent Orange in many respects. The government has a responsibility, morally, legally and ethically, to inform members of the U.S. military and former members, of known carcinogens. It has clearly failed to do this, showing no interest in the health and safety of those potentially impacted by the toxicity.
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DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
AIR FORCE INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENT
SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH RISK ANALYSIS (AFMC) BROOKS AIR FORCE BASE TEXAS
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