A vital safety system at the Pueblo plant received an upgrade in October.
Local stakeholders toured the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant on Oct. 14 to determine how real property, equipment and facilities could be repurposed following the plant’s anticipated closure in 2023.
Workers at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant finished their best three months for processing munitions as they completed the 155mm projectile destruction campaign in September, providing momentum as the plant transitions to destroy 105mm projectiles.
Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant was issued its final Hazardous Waste Permit by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Sept. 2.
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant team completed the destruction of nearly 300,000 155mm projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot, on Sept. 5, marking the end of the main plant’s first munitions campaign.
Colorado Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission members commented on the recent completion of the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant’s 155mm projectile campaign.
Pallets of 155mm projectiles containing mustard agent slated for destruction were delivered to the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant for the last time on Aug. 27.