http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Army: Cold War Chemical Weapons Testing Posed No Risk to St. Louisans http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/army-cold-war-chemical-weapons-testing-posed-no-risk-st-louisans <p><strong><em>Updated at 6:14 a.m. Nov. 3 with statement from Sen. Claire McCaskill.&nbsp;</em></strong></p><p>A top Army official says that Cold War chemical weapons testing in St. Louis did not pose a health risk to residents in the test areas.</p><p>In the 1950s and 1960s, the Army sprayed a chemical called zinc cadmium sulfide in low-income areas of St. Louis that were predominantly African American.</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:13:59 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 6052 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Army: Cold War Chemical Weapons Testing Posed No Risk to St. Louisans