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Newport, Indiana is located in Vermillion County. Zip codes in Newport, IN include 47966. More Newport information.

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Friday Mar 28 | Daily Journal

Former home of deadly VX slow to find new use

When Bill Laubernds tours the 7,000-acre Newport Chemical Depot - complete with abandoned structures, old cemeteries and derelict signs of the country's chemical history of producing chemical weapons - he doesn't see an old chemical plant site.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

How an Indiana town ridded itself of deadly VX nerve gas

The abandoned security shack at the edge of the Newport Chemical Depot is battered with bullet holes and broken glass.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Journal and Courier

Compared to Syria's chemical threat, ridding Newport, Ind., of deadly VX was relatively simple

The abandoned security shack at the edge of the Newport Chemical Depot is battered with bullet holes and broken glass.

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Journal and Courier

Newport Chemical Depot Reuse Authority envisions future for old chemical site

He sees potential. Laubernds, executive director of the Newport Chemical Depot Reuse Authority, has since 2009 been trying to build a new future at the Newport site, complete with businesses, industrial investment and natural, open space in the confines of the fenced-in expanse that used to house part of the country's chemical weapons stockpile.

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