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Judge dismisses $750M Fort Detrick pollution lawsuit (access required)

A federal judge has dismissed a $750 million class-action lawsuit alleging the Army’s reckless handling of chemical and biological toxins caused death and illness among people living near Fort Detrick in Frederick. The Frederick News-Post reports that U.S. District Judge ...

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New commander, focus coming to Army’s Md. biodefense lab (access required)

FREDERICK — The Army’s flagship biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick is getting a new commander and a new focus. Col. Thomas Bundt assumes command Monday of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick. He succeeds ...

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Soldiers to sing, dance in variety show in Frederick (access required)

FREDERICK — The singing and dancing members of the U.S. Army Soldier Show are making the last Maryland stop of their national tour. The annual production comes to Fort Detrick in Frederick Thursday night. The 90-minute show is a professionally ...

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Judge dismisses developer’s lawsuit against Fort Detrick

A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit alleging Fort Detrick groundwater pollution reduced the development value of neighboring private property. Judge Catherine Blake made the ruling Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. She says Waverley View Investors LLC failed ...

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Workers exposed at Fort Detrick

(AP) Two accidents at the Army’s flagship biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick potentially exposed nine workers to harmful biological agents in the last two years, according to occupational hazard reports. The documents released by the laboratory reported no illness among ...

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