|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:46:40 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HERBICIDES: Agent Orange at Fort Ritchie (MD)|
Agent Orange was tested at Fort Ritchie Army base By JULIE E. GREENE Hagerstown Herald-Mail (MD) February 20, 2011Agent Orange was among the herbicides studied at the former Fort Ritchie Army base in 1963, according to U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs documents found online.
The owner of the former Army base property in northeast Washington County, Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT), found out last week that “testing and the use of tactical defoliants/herbicides” were conducted at Fort Ritchie and issued a news release Friday noting that the trust now expects further delays in litigation relating to a 2005 lawsuit.
That lawsuit resulted in a federal judge ordering a halt to further redevelopment at the former Army base in November 2009.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.herald-mail.com/news/hm-agent-orange-was-tested-at-fort- ritchie-army-base-20110220,0,7852532.story
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