rep. gabbard leads landmark burn pits Legislation in Congress READ THE STORY Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, joined by Brian Mast (FL-18) and Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK), introduced bipartisan and bicameral legislation to evaluate the exposure of U.S. service members to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.
Burn Pits were used extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan to dispose of a wide variety of waste materials. Burn pit exposure has the potential to be the "Agent Orange" of the post-9/11 military generation," said Marine Corps League.
"These burn pits are the Agent Orange of the post-9/?11 generation of veterans," said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii Democrat, referring to the toxin that affected Vietnam veterans. Gabbard, an iraq war veteran, ruefully recalled seeing fellow service members who lived and worked near the burn pits sick with something they called "the crud" – a.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard today introduced legislation to evaluate the exposure of US servicemembers to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals.. Act called burn pits "the Agent Orange of post 9.
I often wonder how my own health will continue to be affected in the years to come. As the daughter of Vietnam veteran who was exposed to Agent Orange, I’ve observed how toxic exposures can plague you for decades long after the wars we fight in-and we know burn pits could be our generation’s Agent Orange.
Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, Brian Mast’s Burn Pits Legislation Gains Momentum.. "It’s past time for Congress to act on what could be the Agent Orange of the Post-9/11 generation. We cannot wait until burn pits and toxic exposures take even more of our brothers and sisters.. Follow Rep. Tulsi.
"As the daughter of Vietnam veteran who was exposed to Agent Orange, I’ve observed how toxic exposures can plague you for decades long after the wars we fight in-and we know burn pits could.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. war in Iraq based on false intelligence and lies from our leaders – our president, military and political leaders. We should have been skeptical then, and we weren’t,’ Gabbard.
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