Sunday, March 28, 2010

Cancer Victim Blames Iraq Burn Pits for Illness

The Arizona Star reports that a cancer patient now blames her medical condition on her exposure in to the dust, fumes and other toxic emissions. She claims that she was poisoned by the combination of toxic substance that were ignited under the operation of the civil contractor KBR Inc. and its former corporate parent Halliburton.

Senior Airman Jullianne Showal is among 300 plaintiff in a pending lawsuit for damages against KBR Inc. and Halliburton for negligent operation of the waste disposal facilities.She is suffering from an aggressive form of lung cancer.