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Military personnel seek compensation for exposure to harmful agent in groundwater

CFB Valcartier water contaminated for years

December 6, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Montreal – Thousands of military personnel and their families have filed for compensation for exposure to trichloroethylene in the water at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier. The degreasing agent known for causing cancer and genetic mutations had contaminated groundwater at the base for several years. Those seeking compensation must have lived at the base between April 1, 1995 and March 31, 2000. CBC News report | READ MORE

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