Battery Park City holds chemical attack simulation

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011 @ 4:31pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In New York City, the Battery Park City Community Emergency Response Team recently met to conduct its first terror evacuation drill since the September 11, 2001, terror attacks.
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Libya reaffirms committment to Chemical Weapons Convention

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011 @ 4:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Permanent Resident of the Libyan Jamahiriya reaffirmed Libya
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UNDT calls for U.S. to update its biodefense efforts

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011 @ 4:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Universal Detection Technologies has said that the United States must update its chemical and biological defense efforts to deal with the evolving threat of attack.
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SIGA Technologies names two new board members

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011 @ 4:34pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

SIGA Technologies, Inc., which specializes in developing pharmaceutical agents that will combat biowarfare pathogens, has announced the appointment of two new board members, William C. Bevins and Frances Fragos Townsend.
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More fines proposed for chemical weapons incineration co.

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011 @ 4:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Environmental Quality in Oregon has proposed close to $35,000 in fines against the Washington Demilitarization Company, which is in charge of incinerating chemical weapons at the Umatilla Chemical Depot.
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Virginia city simulates anthrax attack

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A training exercise took place on Monday at George C. Round Elementary School in Manassas, Virginia, that simulated the release of anthrax spores from between the pages of the Washington Post.
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Illinois man indicted for anthrax hoax

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011 @ 12:45am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A man from Livingston, Illinois, was recently indicted for mailing a family in his hometown an envelope filled with a granular powder.
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Flameless technology fails to eliminate chemical weapon residue

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011 @ 12:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

At its recent quarterly meeting, the Chemical Destruction Citizens Advisory Board at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Kentucky learned that an attempt to break down toxic chemicals used in the storage of weapons of mass destruction had failed.
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NYPD purchases $5 million anti-terror boat

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011 @ 3:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New York Police Department recently announced the purchase of a $5 million patrol boat designed to withstand chemical and biological attacks.
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Wisconsin post office simulates anthrax attack

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011 @ 3:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Dozens of postal employees and first responders in Wisconsin recently took part in an emergency drill designed to prepare them for the eventuality of dealing with a biohazard found in a piece of mail.
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Army trains for chemical, biological attacks

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011 @ 6:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Members of the 83rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Battalion of the United States Army took part in a five day training session from February 11 to February 15 in and around Forward Operating Base Patriot inside Fort Bragg.
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OPCW director praises Yemen's rapid response to nerve gas claims

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011 @ 6:20pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Iraq marks anniversary of 1988 chemical bombings

Friday, Mar 18, 2011 @ 3:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The anniversary of the 1988 chemical bombings of Iraqi Kurds by Saddam Hussein
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Fort Rucker base simulates bioattack

Friday, Mar 18, 2011 @ 3:03pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army
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Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility honored

Friday, Mar 18, 2011 @ 3:31pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility project, which was responsible for the demilitarization of chemical munitions from the stockpile at the Anniston Army Depot, has been inducted into the state of Alabama
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Maryland residents given chance to voice concerns over biocontainment labs

Friday, Mar 18, 2011 @ 3:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Residents of Frederick, Maryland, have been invited to voice their concerns over the high-level biocontaiment labs in Frederick County on April 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Frederick City Hall.
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Arizona seeks volunteers for anthrax attack simulation

Monday, Mar 21, 2011 @ 3:27pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Maricopa County and Gilbert, Arizona, are conducting a drill on April 2 designed to prepare residents and public health officials for a potential anthrax attack.
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New York man convicted over anthrax hoax

Monday, Mar 21, 2011 @ 3:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A New York man was recently convicted by a federal jury in Newark, New Jersey, of committing a white powder terrorism hoax.
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Satellites monitoring Libyan chemical weapons

Monday, Mar 21, 2011 @ 3:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Western reconnaissance satellites have been monitoring a garage at a remote site in the desert of Libya because of reports that the Libyan government keeps close to 10 tons of mustard gas there.
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Japan commemorates sarin gas attacks

Monday, Mar 21, 2011 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Japan commemorated the 16th anniversary of the deadly sarin nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway system on Sunday with a moment of silence at 8 a.m., the same time that the attacks occurred.
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