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US Air Force exposes troops, Iraqis to cancer agents: Balard Air Base Burn Pit Health Hazards, 10 Dec 2006

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March 10, 2009
Summary

This 10 Dec 2006 document is a study by the US Air Force that describes significant health risks to personnel who have been stationed at Balad Air Base, Iraq and the surrounding population. Our source states the that the military has denied any adverse health risks to soldiers, but the study clearly describes substantial health risks to soldiers, with the majority of the risks being known cancer causing hazards.

The study describes the Balard Burn Pit as the worst environmental hazard ever seen.
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Context
United States
Military or intelligence (ruling)
US AIr Force
Primary language
English
File size in bytes
626216
File type information
PDF document, version 1.3
Cryptographic identity
SHA256 faf011dd33d936588dd4c62ef37d2f453c1675c7cd6fd69c9bdf2e060dd67da6



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