Public Comments Open on Pueblo Plant Permit

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant team has applied for a final permit that will govern the treatment of the remaining chemical munitions stockpile in the main plant. “On July 17, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued a draft hazardous waste storage and treatment permit,” said Mike Saupe, environmental manager, PCAPP. “This … Continue reading Public Comments Open on Pueblo Plant Permit

Pueblo Plant Achieves Monthly Processing Record

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant reported its best month ever for processing munitions at the end of June 2020. “We processed 14,126 of the 155mm projectiles in June,” said Walton Levi, site project manager, PCAPP. “That’s a substantial reduction in the stockpile of aging munitions containing mustard agent.” Obsolete weapons containing HD and HT … Continue reading Pueblo Plant Achieves Monthly Processing Record

Baseline Reconfiguration of 4.2-Inch Mortar Rounds Complete

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant completed baseline reconfiguration of 4.2-inch mortar rounds containing mustard agent June 23. “This milestone signifies we have prepared all the 4.2-inch mortars for destruction in our Static Detonation Chamber units starting later this year,” said Walton Levi, site project manager, PCAPP. Baseline reconfiguration is the name for a process … Continue reading Baseline Reconfiguration of 4.2-Inch Mortar Rounds Complete

Plant Workers Prepare for Munitions Destruction Changes

Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant technicians and engineers are preparing to reconfigure specialized equipment to destroy 105mm projectiles later this year. “We assembled a team of seasoned maintenance technicians, waste technicians, safety specialists, engineers, and work control specialists to determine a safe method to fully disassemble the 155mm Cavity Access Machines, or CAMs, after they … Continue reading Plant Workers Prepare for Munitions Destruction Changes

Officials Visit Pueblo Plant, Tour Static Detonation Chamber Site

https://www.peoacwa.army.mil/2020/01/24/officials-visit-pueblo-plant-tour-static-detonation-chamber-site/ The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant recently hosted military dignitaries and civilian business leaders for a twice-yearly review of chemical demilitarization activities in Colorado. “We had meaningful discussions about cost and schedule,” said Walton Levi, site project manager, PCAPP. The mid-January visit included the biannual Integrated Process Review, which offers an in-depth look at … Continue reading Officials Visit Pueblo Plant, Tour Static Detonation Chamber Site