- As of Sept. 15, PCAPP has destroyed more than half of the 105mm projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD), Colorado, a campaign that began Dec. 11, 2020. The original inventory of 105mm projectiles stored at PCD contained more than 380,000 projectiles.
- As of Sept. 27, more than 500,000 projectiles have been destroyed at PCAPP since destruction operations at the plant began in 2016. PCAPP is the third U.S. demilitarization plant to destroy more than 500,000 projectiles containing chemical agent.
- Sept. 13 marked the end of the public comment period for a draft permit that will allow for operation of Static Detonation Chamber units at PCAPP. The permit allows the plant to begin phase one trial burns to test the units’ processes. Phase one consists of a surrogate trial burn using non-agent chemicals and conventional munitions.
- On Sept. 23, Mr. Joe Amadee, senior advisor to the principal deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, toured PCAPP and the Static Detonation Chamber complex. Recent tours included representatives for the Department of Defense, the U.S. State Department and the chairman of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee‘s subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations.
Colorado Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission, Permitting Working Group and Biotreatment Utilization Group Meetings
Oct. 27, 2021, at 2 p.m. MDT
Zoom meeting information:
Phone: 1 346 248 7799
Meeting ID: 851 2579 5932