|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:30:48 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS: "Two suspected mustard gas rounds found at [Delaware] seafood plant"|
Two suspected mustard gas rounds found at seafood plant by WILLIAM H. MCMICHAEL AND JEFF MONTGOMERY Wilmington News Journal (DE) January 28, 2015 Two artillery rounds possibly filled with mustard gas and dredged up during a Delaware seafood processor's recent clamming operations were recovered and secured by Dover Air Force Base bomb experts last week, the base announced Tuesday. While the location wasn't announced, an official who asked not to be named confirmed that the rounds were found at Sea Watch International in Milford, where a round that contained a small amount of mustard agent was found on a conveyer belt in June 2012. The base initially called the newly found munitions "mustard rounds," but a spokeswoman later acknowledged that testing had yet to be done and that the descriptor was based upon the rounds' appearance and similarity to rounds containing the World War I-era chemical previously recovered from the same area. … For the entire article, see http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2015/01/27/two-mustard-gas-rounds-found-seafood-plant/22401577/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 LSiegel@cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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