Supreme Court declines to hear case about toxic burn pits on military bases overseas

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PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 1, 2019
Опубликовано 17 января 2019, 0:37
The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from veterans who had sued defense contractors over claims that toxic smoke from open burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan caused them serious health problems. One of the contractors, KBR, countered that waste elimination procedures were directed by the military itself. As Hari Sreenivasan reports, the afflicted soldiers have no remaining legal recourse.

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