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Fort Detrick Says Wastewater Phosphorus Now Normal

The Army is investigating a spike in phosphorus levels in treated wastewater from Fort Detrick in Frederick.

05/03/2012

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Army Drops Plan For Md. Animal Biodefense Lab

The Army says it is dropping plans for a high-security animal laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick that would have been used for public and private research on some of the world’s deadliest pathogens.

03/21/2012

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Md. Event Marks Army Progress Against Cold Virus

Military medical experts at Fort Detrick are marking progress against an enemy most of us have encountered: the common cold. On Monday, Assistant Defense Secretary Jonathan Woodson will join Army medical researchers in celebrating the licensing and fielding of a vaccine against adenovirus types 4 and 7.

03/11/2012

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Mikulski Demands Faster Fort Detrick Cleanup

A 2009 federal study that concluded groundwater contamination from Fort Detrick was unlikely to have harmful health effects was flawed, a national scientific panel said Monday, prompting two U.S. senators to demand a faster cleanup of the Superfund site in Frederick.

03/05/2012

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Fort Detrick To Modernize, Decentralize Heat Pipes

Fort Detrick officials say they are planning to modernize and decentralize the aging network of steel steam pipes that snake across the post.

02/27/2012

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Md. Probes Cadmium Emissions At Ft. Detrick

Maryland environmental officials are investigating following the discovery of elevated levels of cadmium from a municipal waste incinerator at Fort Detrick.

02/11/2012

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Sewage Spill Of At Least 2K Gallons Reported

Fort Detrick is reporting a sewage spill along the Monocacy River in Frederick.

01/19/2012

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Fort Detrick Groundwater Still Polluted

An Army contractor says groundwater beneath a former dump site at Fort Detrick in Frederick continues to show high levels of toxic chemicals.

01/13/2012

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Workers Notice Odor At Fort Detrick Landfill Site

Fort Detrick officials say tests are being conducted after workers noticed an odor coming from a monitoring well being installed at a landfill.

11/20/2011

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Scientists Question Anthrax Attack Findings

A group of scientists casts doubt on FBI conclusions about the 2001 anthrax attacks.

10/10/2011

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Scientists Fault Risk Review For Fort Detrick Lab

The National Academy of Sciences says the Army should do a more thorough job of assessing the risks of a planned biodefense animal laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick.

10/07/2011

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Army Medical Site In D.C. Suburb Gets New Boss

An Army medical facility in Silver Spring is inviting its neighbors to learn more about its mission.

10/06/2011

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