Contamination source review for Building E5974, Edgewood Area, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

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This report documents the results of a contamination source review of Building E5974 at the Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) in Maryland. The primary mission at APG has been the testing and evaluation of US Army warfare materials. Since its beginning in 1917, the Edgewood Area of APG has been the principal location for chemical warfare agent research, development, and testing in the US. APG was also used for producing chemical warfare agents during both world wars, and it has been a center for the storage of chemical warfare material. An attempt was made to identify and define areas of toxic ... continued below

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36 p.

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Billmark, K.A.; Emken, M.E.; O`Reilly, D.P.; Smits, M.P.; Draugelis, A.K.; Rueda, J. et al. September 1, 1995.

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This report documents the results of a contamination source review of Building E5974 at the Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) in Maryland. The primary mission at APG has been the testing and evaluation of US Army warfare materials. Since its beginning in 1917, the Edgewood Area of APG has been the principal location for chemical warfare agent research, development, and testing in the US. APG was also used for producing chemical warfare agents during both world wars, and it has been a center for the storage of chemical warfare material. An attempt was made to identify and define areas of toxic or hazardous contaminants and to assess the physical condition and accessibility of APG buildings. The information obtained from this review may be used to assist the US Army in planning for the future use or disposition of the buildings. The contamination source review consisted of the following tasks: historical records search, physical inspection, photographic documentation, geophysical investigation, and collection of air samples.

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OSTI as DE96003847

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  • Other Information: PBD: Sep 1995

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  • Other: DE96003847
  • Report No.: ANL/ESD/TM--100
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/171299 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 171299
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc665038

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Billmark, K.A.; Emken, M.E.; O`Reilly, D.P.; Smits, M.P.; Draugelis, A.K.; Rueda, J. et al. Contamination source review for Building E5974, Edgewood Area, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, report, September 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc665038/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.