Agent Orange Whistleblower to Visit Korea

      July 21, 2011 11:52

      Steve House /Yonhap

      U.S. veteran Steve House, the first person to draw attention to the dumping of the toxic defoliant Agent Orange at a U.S. military base Korea, is coming to Korea.

      House served as a heavy machinery operator at Camp Carroll in Chilgok, North Gyeongsang Province in the late 1970s.

      According to an association of civic groups formed to push for a thorough investigation of environmental crime by the U.S. Forces in Korea, House is scheduled to arrive in Korea on Sunday and visit the National Assembly and Camp Carroll.

      A spokesman said House arrives Sunday afternoon with Phil Steward, a former USFK officer who also divulged that the U.S. military illegally discharged Agent Orange into the Imjin River.

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