The tragic legacy of Agent Orange is also receding, he said. In about 10 years, the United States poured out an estimated 20 million gallons of the Agent Orange and other toxic defoliants on to Vietnamese forests and fields, defoliating an estimated 20 ...View Complete Story
As for the Passaic itself, the good news is that the cleanup effort is on track. That part of the ... The biggest offender was Diamond Shamrock, a company that made Agent Orange during the Vietnam War at its Newark plant on the banks of the river. If ...View Complete Story
... which dumped cancer-causing dioxin into the river during the manufacturing of the Vietnam War-era defoliant Agent Orange. Several companies associated with the former Diamond Shamrock site were named in the lawsuit aimed at cleaning up the river ...View Complete Story
Diamond Shamrock manufactured pesticides and herbicides along the river from the 1940s through the 1960s, including the defoliant Agent Orange that was used during the Vietnam War. The state says the river's sediment contains dioxin, PCBs and mercury ...
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