VA Plans to Expand Presumed Areas of Exposure to Herbicides

VA plans to expand presumed areas of exposure to herbicides

February 9, 2024 the Department of Veteran Affairs issued an outlined plan to expand the locations and time frames of VA presumptive exposure to herbicides.

“If this proposed rule becomes final, VA will implement a new presumption of exposure to locations where herbicides were tested, used, or stored outside of Vietnam. Specifically, this proposed rule would add locations in the United States (full list of US locations where Agent Orange was tested or stored), Canada, and India to the existing presumptives for Agent Orange in Vietnam, Cambodia, Johnson Atoll, Guam, American Samoa, Korea, Laos, and Thailand.”

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