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

Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP)

PCAPP Overview

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant is a state-of-the-art facility that will safely destroy a stockpile of chemical weapons currently in storage 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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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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September Start of Weapons Destruction Set for Colorado Pilot Plant

The pilot plant designed and built to destroy the chemical stockpile at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) is anticipated to begin operations next month.

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Plant’s Biotreatment Systems Expected to Be Effective, But Contingency Planning Is Underway

Making the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant biotreatment system work the way it is intended is a key priority for Army leaders overseeing the project.

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Last Systemization Turnovers Move Plant Closer to Pilot Testing

On June 24, Biotreatment Area systems were turned over from systemization to operations, nearly completing the systemization phase at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant.

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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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