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The burgess of the Frederick County town of Rosemont plans to resign after 11 months in office.
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.
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
Fort Detrick officials say they are planning to modernize and decentralize the aging network of steel steam pipes that snake across the post.
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.
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
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.
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a six-year, $66 million contract to help move the U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases into its new lab space at Fort Detrick, the Bethesda-based security company announced Tuesday.
The Army is seeking public comment on the proposed decommissioning of a former nuclear reactor site in Silver Spring.
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