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Date: February 21, 2011
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Media Contact: Rachel Kelley-Pisani 703-203-4961

Randy White, of the Kristen Renee Foundation, to hold a press conference on
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Time: 1pm - 2pm
Location: Weinberg Center For the Arts (LOBBY)
20 W Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701-5527 (301) 600-2839



The Federal Facility Agreement (FFA) is a cleanup agreement between Ft. Detrick, the Dept. of Defense and the EPA signed on Dec. 17, 2010.

The public comment period is now through Feb. 17, 2011.

The United States Environmental
Protection Agency
Invites Public Comment on the
Federal Facility Agreement for
Fort Detrick Area B, Frederick, Maryland
The public comment period will last 45 days from the date of publication
of this notice (Dec. 17th).


In the spring of 2010, the Health Department was contacted about the rates of cancer in Frederick County. Specific questions have been raised regarding the area surrounding Ft. Detrick.
As a result of these community concerns, the Health Department is currently conducting a cancer cluster investigation in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH).

The next public meeting will be on January 3, 2011 from 6:30-8:30 pm in the first floor hearing...


The Kristen Renee Foundation Hold Press Conference in Frederick, MD

"Fighting for Frederick; Our City, Our Health" with it's third Press Conference

(Frederick, MD) – October 14, 2010- The Kristen Renee Foundation will be holding its third press conference in response to the recent Maryland Department of Health preliminary review of a possible Cancer Cluster in Frederick, MD. The Kristen Renee Foundation will announce its most recent findings and lab results as well as its future...


The cancer cluster concerns meeting will be held MONDAY, October 4 at 6:30pm in the first floor hearing room of Winchester Hall located at 12 East Church Street, Frederick, MD



* The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in collaboration with the Frederick County Health Department is conducting a preliminary statistical analysis...


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