Civilian Study Published in Environmental Health Journal

After months of research and data collection, a finalized study and findings has just been published by the Environmental Health Journal.  The study, carried out by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has been a long awaited study for civilians who served aboard Camp Lejeune and were potentially exposed to contaminated water.  Benzene, TCE, PCE and more are reported to have contaminated water supplies aboard the Marine Corps base in NC for decades starting in the 1950s.

Follow link below to read the study:

The Mortality Study of Civilian Employees Exposed to Contaminated Drinking Water at USMC Base Camp Lejeune: A Retrospective Cohort Study

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Civilian Exposure is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization/public charity working to Build Awareness, Accountability and Assistance for Civilians Exposed to Camp Lejeune Water Contamination and all citizens exposed to any toxic contamination aboard all U.S. military installations. The effort continues to inform civilian employees and others affected by contamination to receive both the guidance and the justice they deserve.

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A 20-year veteran of media, marketing, non-profits and entrepreneurship, Gavin P. Smith leads Civilian Exposure, a non-profit assisting civilians and veterans exposed to U.S. military contamination; the Keta Foundation, a collaborative foundation dedicated to mitigating modern slavery through economic improvement projects in Africa; and Gavin Consulting, a network of virtual experts serving global clients; He is also a former member of the CDC/ATSDR Camp Lejeune Community Assistance Panel. Mr. Smith holds a Master of Global Management with distinction (Beta Gamma Sigma) from Thunderbird School of Global Management, an MBA from The College of William & Mary Mason School of Business and a BA in History from Wake Forest University.

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