Pueblo Plant Destroys Half of Chemical Stockpile in Colorado

https://www.peoacwa.army.mil/2020/02/26/pueblo-plant-destroys-half-of-chemical-stockpile-in-colorado/ The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant destroyed more than half the mustard agent in obsolete chemical munitions stored for more than a half-century at the U.S. Army’s Pueblo Chemical Depot. “This accomplishment is the result of the dedication and tenacity of the men and women who work at PCAPP,” said Walton Levi, site project … Continue reading Pueblo Plant Destroys Half of Chemical Stockpile in Colorado

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

Workers Improve Safety With Equipment Modifications

Modifications designed by the maintenance team at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant are helping to reduce the effects of pressurized rounds. “We came together as a plant,” said Bill Simmons, assistant maintenance manager, PCAPP. “Operations and Maintenance and Engineering all went away and came up with ideas on how we can mitigate that champagning … Continue reading Workers Improve Safety With Equipment Modifications

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