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Army to Burn Chemical Weapons Stockpile in Alabama

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Army to Burn Chemical Weapons Stockpile in Alabama

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Army to Burn Chemical Weapons Stockpile in Alabama

Army to Burn Chemical Weapons Stockpile in Alabama

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The U.S. Army will begin incinerating 2,000 tons of nerve gas that has been stored in Anniston, Ala., for 50 years. For nine years, Anniston has fought the Army over the plans, saying incarceration is an unsafe way of destroying chemical weapons. Hear Melanie Peeples.