|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 20 Apr 2012 18:04:36 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS, HEALTH: Wildlife biologist's suit over Dugway Proving Ground (UT) exposure|
Army seeks to dismiss lawsuit alleging nerve gas exposure By Dennis Romboy Deseret News (UT) April 19, 2012SALT LAKE CITY - A former state wildlife biologist who says exposure 15 years ago to sarin nerve gas at Dugway Proving Ground made her debilitatingly sick sued the U.S. Army in 2009.
But government lawyers contend Carolyn Bayless filed her lawsuit too late and want a federal judge to throw it out.
U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball will hear arguments in the case Thursday afternoon.
In 1997, Bayless conducted vegetation studies for the state Division of Wildlife Resources in Utah's West Desert, including areas next to Dugway Proving Ground. The Army uses the proving ground to test and incinerate biological and chemical weapons such a sarin, a colorless odorless liquid classified as a weapon of mass destruction.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554326/Army-seeks-to-dismiss- lawsuit-alleging-nerve-gas-exposure.html
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