THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Committee on Contaminated Drinking Water at Camp Lejeune
Contaminated Water Supplies at Camp Lejeune:
Assessing Potential Health Effects
Requested by Congress in P.L. 109-364, this new report examines the potential adverse health effects caused by two chemicals -- trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene -- found to have contaminated drinking water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on June 13, 2009 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.