Caucus to examine potential health risks associated with exposure to burn pits

Dr. Ruiz and Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) launch bipartisan Congressional Burn Pits Caucus to raise awareness and find solutions Photo courtesy of the office of Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D.Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA). ■ Chronicle News Service On May 1, Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) and Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) announced the creation of a bipartisan Congressional Burn Pits Caucus. The caucus will serve as an organizational unit for members of Congress to increase awareness about burn pits, provide information about the potential health effects of exposure to burn pits, and to advocate for solutions to protect the health of service members and veterans. The caucus currently has 21 bipartisan members—10

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