As I describe below, many aspects of the local experiences of Agent Orange
and dioxin slipped through biosocial framework.
An enterprising Senate aide slipped in $12 million for Agent Orange
relief in Vietnam, only a small portion of which was for health.
The US authorities insist no Agent Orange
was buried on Okinawa and produced a 29-page report rebutting the claims but Jon Mitchell's articles have helped lead to calls for a major investigation into the scale of any buried Agent Orange
chemicals in the area.
Despite his impressively detailed research and evident sympathy for the plaintiffs in legal cases where raw political power trumps moral considerations, Martini's own liabilities show up most clearly in his conclusions about Agent Orange
court cases where American culpability and scientific uncertainty meet.
"What made me first interested in Agent Orange
was the Welsh photographer Philip Jones Griffiths [born in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, he died in 2008] who documented the legacy of these poisons in Vietnam.
exposure was linked with a 52 percent raise in overall risk of prostate cancer detection by biopsy.
Vietnam veterans and their families had many questions involving their exposure to Agent Orange
and sought assistance from Congress to investigate their health concerns.
The transaction enables Office and General to offer a wider range of services to its established client base and the opportunity to expand the Agent Orange
As many as 3 million Vietnamese have suffered cancers, birth defects, and other diseases that the Vietnamese government believes are linked to Agent Orange
Some batches of Agent Orange
, which was manufactured for the U.S.
air base in Vietnam contaminated by a chemical connected to Agent Orange
will be cleaned in a joint effort between the United States and Vietnam, The Associated Press reported.
The base was a key site in the US defoliant program during the Vietnam War, and much of the 80 million litres (21 million gallons) of Agent Orange
used during "Operation Ranch Hand" was mixed, stored and loaded onto planes there.