Latest Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Stories

2014-06-26 23:06:53

The bill involves issues surrounding groundwater contamination statutes, which may impact two groundwater lawsuits over Camp Lejeune and CTS Corporation. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by toxic substances is commenting on Senate Bill 574, which was just signed into law by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. The law may revitalize two key water contamination lawsuits in federal...

2014-04-18 12:21:21

Work already underway on estimated $15 million expansion of natural gas facilities that will increase energy efficiency, reduce carbon footprint at North Carolina Base CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, home to the U.S. Marine Corps' II Marine Expeditionary Force, to greatly expand its natural gas facilities at the historic base located in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The...

2011-06-22 09:46:00

ATLANTA, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) begins this week a health survey regarding diseases that may be associated with chemical exposures related to water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The survey is to go to more than 300,000 people who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune or Camp Pendleton in California before 1986. Camp Pendleton was chosen for comparison purposes. The survey will ask people...

2011-04-13 12:24:00

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March of Dimes nonprofit partner Operation Shower hosted a unique baby shower today for special military families at Camp Lejeune. As part of the day's events, moms were provided with special "showers in a box" from Operation Shower as well as important health education materials provided by the March of Dimes through its Mission: Healthy Baby® program. Among the other special highlights at today's shower was an...

2010-10-04 12:54:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunovia Energy Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV) announced today that the U.S. Navy has successfully installed EvoLucia® Aimed LED cobra head street lights at the Souda Bay base in Crete, Greece. The Navy's Energy Conservation Program spearheaded the effort to replace 300W metal halide street lights with 120W energy-efficient EvoLucia LED lights, reducing energy consumption by 60 percent. A new federal mandate requires that...

2010-06-16 09:57:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg and in Cambria County to be flown at half-staff in honor of Sgt. Derek L. Shanfield, of Hastings. Sgt. Shanfield, 22, died while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province as part of the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Flags...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'