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WWI toxic munitions cleanup in D.C. faces 2-3 year delay

The cleanup of a former chemical weapons testing site in the nation's capital will take almost three years longer than planned.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 05:11am EDT

Tags: Brenda Barber, Army Corps of Engineers, Spring Valley, Neal Augenstein

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, World War I, 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, World War I, environment, Neal Augenstein

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Bear captured in NW D.C. released to wilds of Md.

A young black bear that was tranquilized and captured in a Northwest D.C. neighborhood Wednesday morning has been released to the wilderness in the western part of Montgomery County.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 08:08pm EDT

Tags: Spring Valley, bear sighting

Federal furloughs to delay cleanup at WWI munitions site

WTOP has learned the furlough of government workers will mean a delay in the toxic cleanup at Spring Valley near American University.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 11:16am EDT

Tags: Army Corps of Engineers, Neal Augenstein, Spring Valley, munitions, American University

D.C. delegate calls for another Spring Valley health study

One of Washington's most exclusive neighborhoods will get a health check up if D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton gets her way.

Tuesday - 12/27/2011, 08:53am EST

Tags: Formerly Used Defense Site, Spring Valley, NW D.C., Eleanor Holmes Norton