EPA Shouldn't List Fort Detrick As Superfund: Army

Law360, New York (November 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Army has rejected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to list former biological weapons research site Fort Detrick as a Superfund site amid concerns that contaminants at the site could taint nearby drinking wells.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Addison D. Davis wrote to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Nov. 3 to address the Army's concerns over the proposed Fort Detrick listing on EPA's Superfund National Priorities List.

Davis argued that the Army had already made significant progress remediating the site, and that...
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