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Camp Lejeune, North Carolina: Community Resources

Community Resources

Welcome to the community resources section. These are some resources that offer information for residents and former residents of the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.

 Selected Resources

Legal Questions (FAQs)
Contact information and procedures for legal concerns.

What is Cancer? (Fact Sheet)
Fact sheet that explains causes, symptoms and detection of cancer.

 ATSDR Resources

This fact sheet outlines the activities that ATSDR does in a community that may be exposed to hazardous substances. Included are: how the Agency becomes involved with a site, how our role in helping communities is different from EPA's role, what the Agency cannot do to help a community, and more.

What You Can Expect from ATSDR
This fact sheet is a quick reference on what ATSDR can and cannot do for communities that may be exposed to hazardous substances, and additional information.

What is Exposure
This Fact Sheet answers questions about chemical exposure.

What is a Public Health Assessment? (Fact Sheet)
An ATSDR Public Health Assessment reviews available information about hazardous substances at a site and evaluates whether exposure to them might cause any harm to people.

Public Health Assessment Process and the Community: An Interactive Learning Program
This program provides an overview of the public health assessment process that ATSDR uses to evaluate whether people will be harmed by hazardous materials from waste sites or from other places where hazardous substances have been spilled or released into the environment. Spanish Version.

 Other Links
Community Sponsored Web sites:

These two community sponsored websites are available to raise awareness and provide information about the historical drinking water contamination at Camp Lejeune. The websites also provide a way for former Marines, dependents, and civilians who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune to share information.

U.S. Marine Corps / Camp Lejeune EPA Region 4 Web sites:

Code of Federal RegulationsYou are leaving ATSDR
Provides requirements and procedures for filing claims alleging personal injury, property damage, or wrongful death. See especially 32 C.F.R. ยง 750.27.

National Personnel Records CenterYou are leaving ATSDR
Provides access to military personnel records.

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Reference in this web site to any specific commercial products, process, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by the U.S. Government or ATSDR. ATSDR is not responsible for the contents of any "off-site" web page referenced from this server.
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