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 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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Blue Grass Plant Completes Baseline Groundwater Sampling

Workers completed the last of four quarterly sampling activities in April to determine a baseline to protect the freshwater aquifer that flows underneath the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant.

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Blue Grass Plant Moves Property Disbursement to Richmond Mall

With almost $4 million in excess property distributed so far, the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant moved its property disbursement program from the project site to the Richmond Mall in April to facilitate the program’s efficiency.

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Blue Grass Plant Medical Facility Now Operational

The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant’s Medical Facility opened its doors for full project support April 11.

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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

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