Wastewater

The U.S. government has shut down all research at the nation's top biological warfare lab amid fears deadly diseases could leak into wastewater. Scientists at Fort Detrick, Maryland, study Ebola, the plague and rabbit fever. But last month U.S. health officials from the CDC sent a cease-and-desist order citing concerns that the lab does not have 'sufficient systems in place to decontaminate wastewater.' All research has been put on hold until further notice. The cease-and-desist notice automatically terminated the center's registration with the Federal Select Agent Program, which grants...

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