Mustard agent storage lawsuit settled in Colorado

Thursday, May 13, 2010 @ 7:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced Monday that a lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Defense regarding the storage of mustard agent at the Pueblo Chemical Depot has been settled.
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Ground broken on Kazakhstan lab to strengthen pathogen security

Thursday, Apr 1, 2010 @ 7:29pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United States and Kazakhstan have officially broken ground on construction of Kazakhstan's Central Reference Laboratory, which will be used to increase security for Kazakhstan's collection of dangerous pathogens.
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Midwest Research Institute given CBRNE contract

Monday, Mar 22, 2010 @ 3:42pm by Nick Rees

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Midwest Research Institute with a contract to provide chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive support services for the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.
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Vermont welcomes CBRN glove manufacturing company

Thursday, Feb 18, 2010 @ 2:55pm by Nick Rees

The welcome mat has been rolled out for AirBoss Defense by Vermont Governor Jim Douglas at the company's new Milton, Vermont plant.
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UDT to market handheld assays in Canada ahead of Olympics

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2010 @ 6:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An agreement between Universal Detection Technology and the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service will allow UDT to promote its handheld bioterrorism detecting assays in Canada.
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Additional funding granted for liquid crystal biothreat detector development

Monday, Jan 11, 2010 @ 3:49pm by Nick Rees

A federal contract worth $2.2 million has been awarded to Platypus Technologies to advance its development of a liquid crystal technology to detect molecular interactions on nanostructured surfaces.
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N.Y. receives funds to combat biological agents

Thursday, Dec 17, 2009 @ 3:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Western New York will be benefited by more than $11 million in local defense funding to combat biological agents from the Defense Appropriations Bill.
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Australia company looking to take over biological weapon stopping fabric coating company

Friday, Dec 4, 2009 @ 3:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ETW Corporation has begun the investigative process for taking over a United Kingdom-based company that carries the rights to a fabric coating process that protects soldiers against chemical and biological threats.
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Emergent BioSolutions establishes office in Germany

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 @ 6:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Defense study: Predicting 9/11-type catastrophes not possible

Saturday, Nov 7, 2009 @ 6:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Predicting the occurrence of a terrorist event using a weapon of mass destruction is not possible under any approaches identified to date, concluded a recent report from a federally funded research corporation.
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South Carolina man pleads guilty to bioweapons plot

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 @ 4:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A 25-year-old South Carolina man acknowledged plots to go after government officials with biological weapons and to demolish a U.S. navy site, The Associated Press reported.
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