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14 July 2021

Method for Verification of Exposure to Novichok Nerve Agents (Global Biodefense)

Researchers from TNO-CBRN Protection, The Netherlands, present an important method for verification purposes by the Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and for regular forensic investigations.

13 July 2021

Feds: New Hampshire Firm Shipped WMD Tech to Russian Spies (The Daily Beast)

Newly unsealed documents allege that a U.S. company “intentionally falsified shipping documents” to send scientific instruments to Moscow’s domestic intelligence agency, the FSB. The FBI and federal prosecutors are investigating.

1 July 2021

75% of Mustard Agent in Pueblo Destroyed (PCAPP)

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) team reached a significant milestone in the destruction of mustard agent on June 30, marking the safe elimination of approximately three-quarters of the original chemical agent stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD).