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Agent Orange, Dioxin, and the Vietnam War: Still in the news 40 years later

Posted: November 13th, 2012 | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Recently it was reported that the American and Vietnamese governments have taken on a massive $43 million environmental clean-up project in Vietnam. If you did not serve in the armed forces during the Vietnam War, you may not be familiar with Agent Orange.

Agent Orange is a tactical herbicide developed by the US Department of Defense that was used to remove trees and dense tropical vegetation in the region during the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1971. Read more »