Critics of Fort Detrick in Frederick have filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking $750 million for injuries they say were caused by the Army’s reckless handling of chemical and biological toxins.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic air pollutants were down in 2011 in the Mid-Atlantic.
Household cleaning products may be linked to health problems such as asthma, allergic reactions and cancer.
Concern is growing over pollution in a local waterway that could be putting people’s health at risk.
A Maryland advocacy group is holding a news conference to discuss toxins and developmental disease.