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Front coverUpper left: Demolition of filter housing at Aberdeen Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (Maryland). Lower, from left: Scabbling (removal of a layer of concrete) at Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System; tented titanium reactor at Aberdeen Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (Maryland); and pressure washing at Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (Indiana). Images superimposed on a diagram of potentially contaminated areas, to be enclosed by tents, processing bay, Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (Indiana).

Back cover—Mass demolition of ton container cleanout building, Aberdeen Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (Maryland).

Photographs courtesy of U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency.

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