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Court affirms dismissal of Alcolac poison-gas lawsuit

RICHMOND — A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit alleging the chemical company Alcolac Inc. illegally sold chemical-weapons materials to the Saddam Hussein regime in the 1980s. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court ...

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Columbia-based W.R. Grace chosen for energy research

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected Columbia-based specialty chemical company W.R. Grace & Co. to conduct one of 16 research projects nationwide aimed at improving the efficiency and reducing the cost of advanced carbon-capture systems at coal-fired power plants. ...

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Annapolis-based PharmAthene gets $5.7M DoD contract

ANNAPOLIS — PharmAthene Inc. of Annapolis, a company developing medical defenses against biological and chemical threats, said it has been awarded a $5.7 million, 18-month contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to continue development of a counter-measure to ward ...

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