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Burning of Dangerous Mustard Agent Continues

Dylan Blaylock, June 17, 2009

On Friday, June 12, GAP argued in court against the burning of mustard agent at the Umatilla Chemical Depot in Oregon. The burning could elevate the risk of cancer in humans, especially children and adolescents whose immune systems are more vulnerable to dangerous chemicals. Unfortunately, the issue was not resolved and the burning will continue until the hearing resumes.