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Letter: The future of Webster Parish, Camp Minden and the Burn Chamber

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Dear Editor:

Money and political pressures can have positive and negative consequences. Many times the general public is not privy to the deals made behind closed doors.

We have a 15,000 acre encampment that has defined our community. For years we considered Camp Minden an asset until it was discovered that the largest stockpile of military waste was dumped in our backyard. Under the assumption that the Army and the National Guard were tending to business and taking care of us, we woke up to a problem with catastrophic consequences. The Army and the National Guard made an unprecedented move

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