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Key Planning Factors for Recovery from a Chemical Warfare Agent Incident

This document provides information about the recovery process in the event of a chemical disaster, such as the accidental release of 70 tons of chlorine in South Carolina by a Freight Train in 2005. It analyzes the different steps that responders need to take in the short, intermediate, and long term, applies these recommendations in a case study of the “dispersal of Agent Yellow (HL) in downtown Denver, Colorado,” and then compares this case study to a broader set of possible scenarios.

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