Toxic materials handlers employed by the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot play a vital role in operations at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant.
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Explosive Destruction System continues destruction of a small number of problematic munitions, including munitions that have leaked in the past and now are overpacked. Currently, 10 Department of Transportation bottles and 81 of the problematic 105mm projectiles have been eliminated.
After having been closely monitored and protected around the clock for decades at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot, mustard-filled munitions are coming to an end. The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Explosive Destruction System, known as the PCAPP EDS, is eliminating problematic munitions that cannot be easily processed by the main plant.
Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) employees enjoy the majesty of the many birds who call the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot home. Occasionally, those birds decide to nest on equipment or structures at the site. When that happens, PCAPP environmental interns take action.
You’ve heard the expression, “It takes a village to raise a child.” At the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP), it takes a village to operate the plant in an environmentally-compliant manner.
Public involvement is a core value for the Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives, also known as PEO ACWA. Its goal is to involve stakeholders at all levels in a manner that meets their specific needs.
Keep calm, call the CON. Employees at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant can keep calm knowing that control room operators have their back. “All plant communication flows through the Control Room,” said Jim Brewer, plant shift manager. “It is the communication hub for the plant.”
Have you ever stopped to consider the different modes of communication you use in just one day? Experts say there are up to 10 forms of communication. Let’s take a look at how staff at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant communicate.
One Team, One Mission, One Star. Voluntary Protection Program banners have been hanging at the Pueblo plant since Star Status was first received in 2009, but that status has to be proven on a regular basis. Nearly a year ago, the plant re-applied for the prestigious ranking with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant training specialist James Jordan Jr. divides his Emergency Response Team into groups and gives them a simple scenario: a 55-gallon drum of an unknown substance falls from the back of a vehicle. Respond.