• Federal furloughs to delay cleanup at WWI munitions site

    WTOP has learned the furlough of government workers will mean a delay in the toxic cleanup at Spring Valley near American University.

  • D.C. house over ‘mother of all toxic dumps’ to be razed

    The empty home will be removed in May and scientists will finally learn how many discarded chemical weapons lie beneath the home at the center of the Spring Valley cleanup efforts.