Camp Lejeune Historic Water Update
You are receiving this message because you provided your email address when you registered with the Camp Lejeune Historic Drinking Water Nofication Registry.
Update on Research Initiatives
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
is conducting a comprehensive review of scientific literature and potential health risks related to exposures at Camp Lejeune. NAS has indicated they are tentatively scheduled to release their review in early May 2009. As a Registrant, you will receive a summary of this review delivered to you via standard mail and through your email address.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
is conducting a health study to see if there is an association between exposure to the water and certain adverse health effects. The study results are tentatively slated for release in late 2009. As a Registrant, you will receive a copy of the study results via standard mail and email upon completion.
What You Need To Know
- Taking care of Marines, Sailors and their families is our top priority.
- Camp Lejeune water meets or exceeds all environmental standards today.
- The Marine Corps is a good steward of the environment and remains committed to the ongoing environmental efforts associated with Camp Lejeune Historic Drinking Water.
- The Marine Corps wants to ensure that our policies and ongoing environmental efforts continue to protect our community and our environment.
- The Marine Corps remains committed to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) research initiatives.
- Upon completion of the ATSDR and NAS research initiatives, the Marine Corps will directly notify those on the registry through direct mail and e-mail. For the general public, research findings will be announced on the Marine Corps web site and through the general media.
For More Information
Thank you again for participating in the Registry. For more information,visit our website