Chemical Weapons Incineration Suit Scrapped

Law360, New York (August 20, 2009, 4:28 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has scrapped a six-year-old lawsuit that challenged the U.S. Army's plans to dispose of leftover stockpiles of chemical weapons by incinerating them at storage facilities in four states.

Judge Richard Eaton dismissed the suit, granting the government’s motion for summary judgment Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

The Chemical Weapons Working Group, a nonprofit watchdog coalition of people who live near chemical weapons storage sites, sued the U.S. Department of Defense, the Army and EG&D Defense Materials Inc....
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