Colo. Loses Bid To Control Army Weapons Treatment

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 1:41 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thwarted an effort by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to gain a measure of control over the treatment of chemical weapons stockpiled by the U.S. Army in Pueblo, Colo.

Judge Richard P. Matsch said in his denial of Colorado's motion for partial summary judgment on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado that the state's “effort to impose a state-devised completion schedule must yield to federal control over this process.”

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