An electrical technician checks straps for Enhanced On-site Containers awaiting disposition in the laydown yard at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Nov. 14, 2023.

Transportation Containers Readied for Dispositioning

Stainless-steel containers used to safely transport chemical weapons from storage on the Blue Grass Army Depot to the Blue Grass plant are ready to be dispositioned now that the munitions at the depot have been destroyed.

The Blue Grass total workforce planning manager looks at a website set up for Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant workers to get job assistance and planning information. This is one of the resources provided to help workers plan for the future after their jobs at the plant have come to an end.

Blue Grass Workers Get Help Focusing on Future

While the emphasis remains on completing the mission of destroying the chemical weapons stockpile, workers are getting help planning their futures as closure begins to take shape at the Blue Grass plant.

Members of the Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citizens' Advisory Commission and Chemical Destruction Community Advisory Board discuss the Blue Grass plant closure topic at a meeting Sept. 15.

Blue Grass Plant Plans for Closure

Members of the Blue Grass plant workforce have started planning for closure, even though the main plant is in operations and the Static Detonation Chamber 2000 is nearing the start of its operational period.

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