ACWA Test Equipment, known as ATE, are dummy, inert training munitions painted a bronze color to clearly differentiate them from the real munitions at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant

Simulated Munitions Used in Training to be Destroyed

Simulated munitions used to train the workforce and the Pueblo plant’s automated systems and prove the safety of certain processes at the plant are being destroyed as part of the plant’s transition to closure.

Boy Scouts operate robot models at the Pueblo Chemical Stockpile Outreach Office in this file photo from 2017. The office will permanently close Nov. 17 as the project continues the transition to closure. Stakeholders interested in the Pueblo plant can continue to stay informed via the Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives website and social media platforms.

Pueblo Plant Outreach Continues as Downtown Office Closes

After nearly 20 years of providing public information to stakeholders interested in chemical weapons destruction at the Pueblo plant, the outreach office in downtown Pueblo will close this month as the project transitions to closure.

An aerial photo of the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant in 2019. The Bechtel Pueblo Team was awarded the contract to close the facility following the complete destruction of the U.S. chemical weapons stockpile stored in Colorado.

Pueblo Plant Closure Contract Awarded to Bechtel

The Bechtel Pueblo Team, the systems contractor selected to design, build, test and operate the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant, was awarded the contract to manage closing the plant this summer and closure planning has already begun.

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