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Agency criticizes KBR inquiry

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Soldiers in Iraq not told about exposure to toxin

By Kevin Koelling, Managing Editor

TELL CITY - It took six years, the cancer deaths of two National Guard soldiers, and the serious illness of dozens of others for the Pentagon to begin informing soldiers they had been exposed to highly toxic sodium dichromate in Iraq, according to a news release from DCBureau.org.

Now that the issue has received some attention, the organization said in a report released last week, "Congress has relegated its investigation to a powerless and partisan Senate committee."


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