|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 14 May 2009 05:35:35 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] BIOWEAPONS: Lab security report|
Military Intelligence - Biolab security, safety report available By Justin Palk Frederick News-Post (MD) May 14, 2009The Army has released the edited text of the report the armed forces generated last year on the security of military biodefense labs.
The Frederick News-Post obtained a copy of the report under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Army started work on the report after the Department of Justice identified a Fort Detrick microbiologist as its lead suspect in the 2001 anthrax mailings. The investigation was later expanded to cover all 13 of the armed forces' labs that handle biological select agents.
Biological select agents include pathogens such as anthrax and Ebola, which pose a severe threat to human health.
... For the entire article, see http://www.fredericknewspost.com/sections/news/reporters_notebooks_display.htm?StoryID=90223 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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