|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 31 Aug 2009 14:49:57 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS: Spring Valley (DC) mustard find|
Mustard gas find halts Army Corps dig By Nicole Glass American University Eagle (DC) August 30, 2009The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers found an open glass flask containing traces of the chemical agent mustard two feet below ground at a vacant home behind AU on Aug. 12.
The findings were at 4825 Glenbrook Road, behind AU’s Public Safety building.
David Taylor, chief of staff to President Neil Kerwin, said the flask posed no threat to the surrounding area, and the chemical did not seem to have leaked into the surrounding soil.
...In 1917, AU was established to be a large-scale chemical warfare research center with laboratories, test sites and other facilities for studying the various chemical, physiological and mechanical aspects of gas warfare.
... For the entire article and comments, see http://www.theeagleonline.com/news/story/mustard-gas-find-halts-army-corps-dig -- 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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