!--[if gte mso 9] Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ![endif]--!--[if gte mso 9] w:LatentStyles DefLockedState=qfalseq DefUnhideWhenUsed=qtrueq DefSemiHidden=qtrueq DefQFormat=qfalseq DefPriority=q99q LatentStyleCount=q267q /w:latentstyles ![endif]--!--[if gte mso 10] ![endif]--Fort Detrick's Area B has been used for disposal of chemical, biological, and radiological material, storage of explosives, and research activities. The groundwater of Area B was contaminated by perchloroethylene (PCE) and trichloroethylene (TCE), which leaked from storage drums buried in Area B. Members of the public who live near Fort Detrick in Frederick County, Maryland, are concerned that the contaminated groundwater might have affected their health. This report reviews two investigations of potential health hazards: a 2009 public health assessment conducted by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and a cancer investigation in Frederick County by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Frederick County Health Department.A Letter Report Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies. Biographies of the ... He received his MD from Yale University and his PhD in statistics from American University. Dr. Bailar was elected to theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Review of Studies of Possible Toxic Effects from Past Environmental Contamination at Fort Detrick|
|Author||:||Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2012-03-19|