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Fort Detrick incinerators run afoul of Md. regs

Officials at Fort Detrick in Frederick say they're adding filtration equipment to a pair of trash incinerators after the Maryland Department of the Environment alleged violations of their operating permit.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:51am EDT

Tags: Fort Detrick, Maryland Department of the Environment

Scout develops device to make reloading gun easier

Brian Nelle is only in seventh grade, but his ingenuity has already made a difference in the life of a wounded veteran.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: Boy Scouts, Brian Nelle, Fort Detrick, guns, Brunswick Middle School

Burgess of Rosemont, Md., to resign

The burgess of the Frederick County town of Rosemont plans to resign after 11 months in office.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 01:18pm EDT

Tags: Rosemont, Delmas Freeman, Fort Detrick

Panel faults Fort Detrick, Md., groundwater study

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.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 05:28pm EST

Tags: Fort Detrick, ground water, pollution, Maryland, Frederick County

Report: Groundwater contamination in Area B deemed indeterminate

Exposure data used by a federal agency in its study of groundwater contamination at Fort Detrick's Area B was inadequate and the seepage should have been considered "an indeterminate public-health hazard," the National Research Council said today

Monday - 03/05/2012, 02:00pm EST

Tags: Fort Detrick, National Research Council, area b

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.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 03:11pm EST

Tags: Fort Detrick, steam pipes

Fort Detrick plans to shed pipelines

Fort Detrick is going forward with plans to decentralize its aging boiler system -- most of it more than 30 years old -- beginning as early as summer 2013.

Sunday - 02/26/2012, 02:00am EST

Tags: Fort Detrick, Larry Potter

Fort Detrick: Watchdog group seeks state oversight of labs

A Fort Detrick watchdog group is pushing for legislation that would require private, nonprofit and academic laboratories working with potentially hazardous materials to be licensed and regulated by the state

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 06:00am EST

Tags: Fort Detrick, Frederick

Elevated cadmium emission at Fort Detrick reviewed

The Maryland Department of the Environment is looking into "potential violations involving operations and procedures" related to a municipal waste incinerator at Fort Detrick, a state spokesman said this week.

Saturday - 02/11/2012, 06:00am EST

Tags: Fort Detrick, cadmium, Maryland Department of the Environment, emissions

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