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Thousands of US veterans are sick and dying because of burning garbage

Thousands of US veterans are sick and dying because of burning garbage

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This soon became a serious issue — every soldier was said to be producing an average of 10 pounds of trash per day — and the DOD decided to construct open-air burn pits on military bases to incinerate the trash. The Pentagon contracted the firm Kellogg, Brown, and Root (KBR) to get the job done, and …

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