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Published March 02, 2013, 12:00 AM

EMR scientist


Joe Dittrich, staff scientist for EMR, an independent lab based in Duluth, examines samples from Honeywell barrels aboard a barge last summer. The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa used a federal grant to hire EMR to bring up barrels dumped in Lake Superior between 1957 and 1962. (Red Cliff Band photo)
Read the article: Given disposal options 50 years ago, U.S. Army decided to dump munitions-filled barrels in Lake Superior