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Critical stage of WWI munitions cleanup starts Monday (Photos)

The home built on top of a World War I munitions site has been torn down. On Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers starts removing the home's foundation, with the "high probability" of finding remnants of chemical agents. Full story.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 09:37am EDT

Tags: Spring Valley, Army Corps of Engineers, Brenda Barber, Glenbrook Rd NW, American University Experiment Station, cleanup, Neal Augenstein

Study: Neighborhood atop WWI munitions dump healthy

Residents in Spring Valley, the neighborhood built on a World War I chemical weapons testing and dumping site, are healthier than the nation overall, according to a new report by the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 02:47pm EDT

Tags: American University Experiment Station, Spring Valley, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Army Corps of Engineers, environment, Neal Augenstein

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Crane arrives, cleanup to begin at WWI munitions test site

A crane has arrived at American University-owned property to set up the heavy equipment needed to excavate contaminated soil and any laboratory debris left from a World War I chemical agent and munitions test site.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 04:30pm EDT

Tags: 4825 Glenbrook Road, Army Corps of Engineers, American University Experiment Station, American University