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Release No: 149-97
April 01, 1997

DoD Hosts Third Chemical Demilitarization Environmental Forum

Today the Department of Defense hosted the third Chemical Demilitarization Environmental Forum in Birmingham, Ala. The Forum is part of an ongoing process to identify problems and to communicate with the communities at large that are affected by the national program to destroy the stockpile of Chemical weapons in a safe and environmentally acceptable manner.

Co-hosting the Forum were Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Sherri Goodman and Assistant Secretary of the Army, Gil Decker, and the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Dr. Ted Prociv. Mr. Mike Parker, Program Manager for Alternatives Technologies also participated.

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