Tag: burn pit

Brian Mast Helps Get Burn Pit Transparency Act Through the House

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., scored a win last week as he continued his efforts to change how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) handles the cases of veterans exposed to burn pits. In...
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Vern Buchanan: Time for Feds to Recognize More Health Problems Associated With Burn Pits

Back in September, U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz’s, D-Calif., U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, former U.S. VA Sec. David Shulkin, entertainer Jon Stewart and others championed the “Presumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act.”