Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA)

Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP)

BGCAPP Overview

The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant is a state-of-the-art facility that will safely destroy the chemical weapons stockpile currently in storage at the Blue Grass Army Depot near Richmond, Kentucky.

For more details visit the About BGCAPP page.

 

Monthly News Update

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Blue Grass Clean Air Act Permit Renewal Requested

As part of standard procedure, the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant requested a renewal of the plant’s Title V air permit from the Kentucky Division for Air Quality.

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Start-Up Team Tests Generators at Kentucky Plant

Systemization team members are testing Standby Diesel Generators at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant, in order to provide adequate power to the site in an emergency.

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Blue Grass Plant Refurbishes Munitions Transport Containers, Saves Millions

Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant maintenance personnel are refurbishing protective devices that will be used to transport chemical munitions from their secure storage to the plant.

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Blue Grass Welcomes New Commanders

The Blue Grass Army Depot and Blue Grass Chemical Activity conducted change-of-command ceremonies in June.

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Blue Grass Plant Schedule, Rocket Motor Disposal Focus of Public Meeting

Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant leaders discussed project schedule and disposal of non-contaminated rocket motors during a quarterly public meeting at Eastern Kentucky University June 8.

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Blue Grass Plant Partners Begin Training for Safe Loading of Chemical Munitions

Blue Grass Chemical Activity personnel began training with dummy munitions in May to get ready for Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Explosive Destruction Technology operations.

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Upcoming Public Meetings

Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission and Chemical Destruction Community Advisory Board

This quarterly meeting is held at Eastern Kentucky University’s Carl D. Perkins Building on Kit Carson Drive in Richmond, Kentucky, and begins at 1:30 p.m.
• Sept. 14, 2016
• Dec. 14, 2016

Featured Video

Kentucky Plant Continues to Hire for a Variety of Job Opportunities
Published on June 9, 2016

Kentucky Plant Continues to Hire for a Variety of Job Opportunities

 

Recent Project Photos

Visit the Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives’ Flickr Photostream to view additional photos from BGCAPP.