Provides information on the United States’ participation in the Chemical Weapons Convention.
The U.S. Chemical Demilitarization Program (CDP) enhances national security by eliminating chemical warfare materiel, while protecting the workforce, public, and environment and meeting obligations specified in a multilateral arms control treaty known as the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC).
Provides an overview of the program including history, the role of public involvement and site-specific details on the stockpiles, systems contractors and destruction technologies.
Describes the Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives pilot plant footprint at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot in Colorado and the Blue Grass Army Depot in Kentucky
Provides an overview of the U.S. chemical weapons destruction sites.
Provides information on the public laws and cooperative agreements that dictate the establishment, management and funding of the Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commissions.
The Nunn-McCurdy Act (10 U.S.C. §2433) is legislation that allows Congress to better manage the cost of Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAP) by establishing oversight protocols. The Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives is considered an MDAP; therefore, the Nunn-McCurdy Act has purview over program costs.