Supreme Court rejects U.S. troops' appeal over 'burn pits' illnesses

Credit: Reuters- Published on January 14, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid by U.S. troops sickened by smoke from open-air pits used to burn waste in Iraq and Afghanistan to revive a lawsuit against defense contractors KBR Inc and Halliburton Co.
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Published on January 14, 2019 -  00:52
Supreme Court Rejects U.S. Troops' Appeal
According to Reuters, The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid by U.S. troops sickened by smoke from open-air pits used to burn waste in Iraq and Afghanistan to revive a lawsuit against defense contractors KBR Inc and Halliburton Co. The justices left in place a 2018 lower court ruling in favor of the companies.

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