Kristi King, wtop.com
WASHINGTON -- The cleanup of World War I chemical weapons materials buried in Northwest isn't over yet, but a final phase is under way at one site.
The Spring Valley house at 4825 Glenbrook Road looks as though it's under construction with a chain link fence blocking the property.
During World War I, this bit of land was part of a larger area known as the American University Experimental Station. The government used it for research and testing of chemical equipment and munitions. Buried materials were discovered here, according to a press release.
What happens here next will be decided after a public comment period on options proposed by the Army Corps of Engineers. One is to tear down the house and excavate the land.
A public meeting on this is being held Wednesday.
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