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Originally published February 09, 2013, Frederick News Post

In Maryland, cancer is the second-highest cause of death, especially in Eastern Shore counties. State Sen. Anthony Muse, a Prince George's County Democrat, is again attempting to have the state investigate why.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four Marylanders die due to cancer each year, only slightly behind deaths from heart disease. More than 24,000 Marylanders are diagnosed with invasive cancer...

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A man's life ruined, and a family's dreams shattered by the actions of Fort Detrick. This is just one of many cases surrounding deadly controversial Army base.

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Request for well drilling, groundwater testing has been ignored
Originally published February 13, 2013, Frederick News Post

The federal government wants access to a residential development site near Fort Detrick's Area B to drill wells and complete groundwater testing.
In a letter obtained by The Frederick News-Post on Tuesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said that Rocky Gorge Development LLC has repeatedly ignored requests from the Army to gain access to monitor the 90-acre...

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Fort Detrick faces $2 billion in claims from residents
Originally published March 12, 2011
By Megan Eckstein

Many of the claims submitted to Fort Detrick deal with cancer cases near Fort Detrick’s Area B. The county and state health departments are investigating a possible cancer cluster.

WHAT: The next meeting to discuss their findings

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Monday

WHERE: First-floor hearing room, Winchester Hall, 12 E. Church St.

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