A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the by Mike Magner

By Mike Magner

EISBN-13: 978-0-306-82258-2

While the large undesirable company has frequently been the criminal in lots of of the world’s maximum environmental failures, relating to the mass poisoning at Camp Lejeune the wrongdoer is a respected establishment: the united states Marine Corps. for 2 a long time now, revelations have progressively emerged approximately pervasive illness, linked clusters of sickness and demise one of the Marine households stationed there, and armed forces stonewalling and failure to behave. Mike Magner’s chilling research creates a suspenseful narrative from the person tales, clinical proof, and smoldering experience of betrayal between these whose motto is timeless constancy. He additionally increases far-reaching and ominous questions about frequent illness on US army bases all over the world.

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Among them are a number of grasses and other forage plants, such as alfalfa and clover, and plants used as human foods, such as garlic, onions, Swiss chard, broccoli, and other brassicae, as well as cereals, including barley, wheat, and rice. Since they are capable of accumulating potentially toxic levels of selenium, such plants can, in some seleniferous soil areas, pose a health problem to farm animals and humans (Ullrey, 1981). Under normal field conditions, in the absence of high-selenium soil, forage and other crop plants will accumulate selenium, even though it is not required for their growth.

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1985). , 1989). 3 Pulmonary Excretion of Selenium Excretion of selenium via the pulmonary route in expired air and via the dermal route in sweat are of minor significance at normal levels of dietary intake. Excretion through the lungs occurs principally when intake is unusually high. Excess selenium is detoxified by successive methylation to form the volatile dimethyl selenide and other methylated species. The garlic-like odor of dimethyl selenide on the breath is characteristic of selenium intoxication (McConnel and Roth, 1966).

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