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Chemical Weapons Destruction May Pose a Hazard

New incinerators built to destroy U.S. chemical weapons may present a risk for nearby residents, according to a report from the National Research Council. The U.S. Army must eliminate 31,000 tons of chemical agents stored at eight locations. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.

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Howard Berkes is a correspondent for the NPR Investigations Unit.