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

Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP)

PCAPP Progress

PCAPP Overview

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant is a state-of-the art facility that is safely destroying a stockpile of chemical weapons stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot in Colorado.

For more details visit the About PCAPP page.

 

Monthly News Update

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Colorado Chemical Weapons Facility Destroys First Rounds

The first mustard agent-filled munitions were processed through the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Sept. 7.

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Pueblo Plant Enters Pilot Testing Phase

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant has entered pilot testing, the phase preceding full-scale operations.

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First Chemical Weapons Processed in Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant

PUEBLO CHEMICAL DEPOT, Colo. – Officials confirmed processing has begun of the first mustard agent-filled munitions today in the heavily automated facility built to destroy the chemical weapons stockpile stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot.

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Pueblo Plant One Step Closer to Operations

Demonstrations showing the workers, facilities and systems are ready to conduct operations were completed Aug. 13, moving the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant one step closer to agent operations.

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Safety Focus for Community Center Celebration

Pueblo County Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program staff shared safety messages regarding the chemical stockpile stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot during an annual event in Avondale, Colorado, August 11.

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Special Containers Protect Some Projectiles

Experts at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant use stainless and carbon steel containers to package and store some projectiles that are not well suited for the facility’s heavily-automated process.

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Upcoming Public Meetings

Permitting and Biotreatment Utilization Group Meeting
September 28, 2016 at 2 p.m.
District Attorney’s Conference Room
701 Court St.
Pueblo, Colorado

Citizens’ Advisory Commission Meeting
September 28, 2016 at 6 p.m.
Boone Community Center
421 E. 1st St.
Boone, Colorado

Featured Video

Fun Video Shows Science Behind Destruction of Chemical Weapons in Colorado
Published on July 5, 2016

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Recent Project Photos

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