USDA to reopen offices closed on Tuesday

Email threats keep Hamden, Conn., and Leetown, W.Va., sites closed on Wednesday as other reopen with additional security enhancements.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture continues to work with local and federal law enforcement, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to assess the seriousness of the e-mail threats received Monday, according to USDA director of communications Matt Herrick.

“As such, we have determined that the situation now allows us to begin reopening most of our facilities with enhanced security,” Herrick said in an email statement. Wednesday most facilities will reopen with additional sec

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