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Contact: John Verrico
US Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology


Caption: In late August 2012, an inert form of a naturally occurring innocuous bacterium will be released in select Boston subway stations to test new sensors. A draft environmental assessment was posted for public comment for 45 days, and a public forum was held to capture comments and concerns. No issues related to the safety of the material or test plans were raised during this public notice period.

Credit: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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