Chem weapons: burning issues.
While GB didn't belong in these areas, "we don't see it as a major problem," says Marilyn Tischbin, at the Army's Aberdeen (Md.) Proving Ground. "It's just part of the fine-tuning we have to go through."
But citing safety concerns (SN: 12/10/94, p. 394), several individuals and groups continue to lobby against the plant. Indeed, notes Cindy King of the Utah Sierra Club in Salt Lake City, her group and others have multiple suits pending against the Army and Utah.
The United States announced 12 years ago that it would incinerate all of its toxic mustard gas and nerve agents. Tooele houses 42 percent of that stockpile.
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|Title Annotation:||chemical weapon incineration plant at Tooele Army Depot, Utah, shut down while leak is investigated|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Aug 31, 1996|
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