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/Camp Lejeune is a massive Marine base on the North Carolina seaboard. It is also the site of what some call the worst public water contamination in the nations history. Its water wells were tainted with poisonous cancer-causing industrial compounds for 30 years. That was until last week. All reasonable doubt has been resolved in mens denim jackets favor, the VA said in a letter to Buckley, listing him as 100 percent disabled. You figure theyre going to delay and deny until the veteran dies, said Buckley, 46, who lives in the Boston suburb of Hanover and served at Lejeune in 1985.

could have ramifications for veterans nationally. This is because the VA finally agreed to pay benefits to Buckley based on his exposure to the chemical benzene, found in fuel that leaked into the ground at the Marine Corps base. While the VA has paid a few health claims based on Lejeunes polluted water, Buckleys is believed to be the first linked to benzene. That is when he learned he had multiple myeloma and received a bone marrow transplant. He may undergo a kidney transplant as well. His initial claims with the VA were rejected because the agency said he could not establish a link to his illness. He provided his doctors with documentation including an article by the 2009 article written by the St. Petersburg Times. This documentation detailed the presence of benzene, which the Marine Corps acknowledges was in the water. That was enough for his oncologist to write the VA a letter linking the benzene exposure to Buckleys illness. Of those, more than 12,000 are from Florida, the second-highest total nationally behind North Carolina. Petersburg resident who served at Camp Lejeune in 1974. He has told the St. Petersburg Times he is convinced the neurological problems he suffers, including a loss of balance and vision problems, are caused by polluted water. The VA rejected his claims, however none of which mentioned benzene. Ill give benzene a try, Corbett said. I just want to try to get some answers. Something caused my illness.Anyone who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune in 1987 or before can register with the Marine Corps for a planned health study.