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2010-12-02 19:51:00

LAKEWOOD, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) has been awarded the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Theodore Roosevelt Environmental Award for Excellence in Natural Resource Management for its Eco Gardener Program. The Theodore Roosevelt Environmental Award was established by ACWA in 1993 to recognize resources management programs that benefit the environment while meeting public needs. The award...

2010-11-15 12:00:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announces the disposal of the last mustard agent-filled ton container in the chemical weapons stockpile of the Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark. Disposal was completed safely the evening of Friday, Nov. 12, marking the end of chemical weapons storage at the Arsenal after nearly seven decades. Pine Bluff Chemical Activity (PBCA) provided the safe and secure maintenance, storage and...

2010-04-19 12:40:00

Non-Stockpile mission destroys largest inventory of recovered chemical warfare materiel to date ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announced that it completed its mission to destroy all non-stockpile materiel declared when the United States entered into the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), an international treaty mandating the destruction of our Nation's chemical warfare. This milestone also marks the...

2010-03-02 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) to support the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), and other customers, with CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive) support services. The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five year period...

2010-02-22 12:39:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army officials honored the efforts of 51 key members of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) credited with completing a project to eliminate health and safety risks associated with continued storage of containers as well as other accumulated wastes. ECBC employees gathered at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Ky., in 2007 to lend their expertise toward a project aimed at safely eliminate and manage three...

2009-11-05 10:24:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Oregon judge denied a motion for summary judgment against the State of Oregon regarding Army chemical weapons destruction at the Umatilla Chemical Depot, Hermiston, Ore. Judge Michael H. Marcus, Judge for the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, denied the petitioner's motion for summary judgment and entered a judgment in favor of the State of Oregon and its co- defendants in the case, including the U.S. Army. The case...

2009-10-06 09:52:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announced the safe destruction of its two millionth munition since Entry-Into-Force of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). The United States ratified the CWC in 1997, joining more than 180 countries pledging to rid the world of chemical weapons. This is a major achievement for CMA and is testimony to the expertise and commitment of its work force. This...

2009-09-01 15:45:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) officials announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accepted the Army's closure of its former Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System (JACADS). In a letter dated Aug. 18, 2009, EPA Region IX official John Beach wrote that "EPA finds that the Army has fulfilled the requirements of its JACADS Permit," and that the EPA, "accepts the Army's closure of...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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