- Weapons can be safely burned, study says. Geiselman, Bruce // Waste News;12/9/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 17, p10
Cites a study conducted by the National Research Council that U.S. stockpile of chemical weapons can be safely incinerated. Destruction of one-quarter of the nation's stockpile; Examination of safety records of military bases at Johnston Atoll island near Hawaii and Tooele, Utah.
- CHEMICAL DEMILITARIZATION PROGRAM REACHES MILESTONES. Bralley, Neal H. // Army Logistician;Nov2007, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p50
The article reports that the Army Chemical Agency at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland has received closure approval from the Maryland Department of Environment. The facility, the second Army chemical demilitarization facility to complete chemical agent destruct operations, is the first facility...
- Chemical weapons convention. // Congressional Digest;Jun/Jul97, Vol. 76 Issue 6/7, p166
Reports on the international efforts to ban chemical weapons through the signing of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) on January 13, 1993. Enactment of the CWC on April 29, 1997; Historical information on efforts to ban chemical weapons which originated at the Hague Conventions of the...
- A burning question. Hogan, Dan // Current Science;12/13/96, Vol. 82 Issue 8, p10
Reports on the US Army's plans to start up several chemical weapons disposal plants in the United States. Use of a high-tech incinerator; Opposition to the Army's plans; Scientists' testing of another method of getting rid of the toxic compounds in chemical weapons. INSET: Destroying deadly...
- A sea of trouble? Chepesiuk, Ron // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep/Oct1997, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p40
Discusses about the disposal of chemical weapons disposed in oceans. Instances of sea dumpings of chemical weapons from 1945 to 1970; Information about the Chemical Weapons Convention; Results of the studies on dumped chemical weapons; Recommendations on what to do with chemical weapons.
- Operation Safe Removal: Cleanup of World War I Era Munitions in Washington, D.C. Foote, Warren G. // Army Lawyer;Aug94, Issue 261, p34
Provides information on Operation Safe Removal, an emergency response action to removed World War I era munitions that contains chemical warfare materials (CWM) in Washington, D.C.
- Last of chemical weapons destroyed at Umatilla Depot. Dininny, Shannon // Confederated Umatilla Journal;Nov2011, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p37
The article reports that the last of chemical weapons stored at the Umatilla Chemical Depot in Hermiston, Oregon were incinerated on October 25, 2011.
- The neutralizer. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/07/96, Vol. 237 Issue 15, p23
Concludes that neutralization technologies are better alternatives than incineration for chemical weapons disposal.
- Chemical time bombs. Smolowe, Jill; Donohoe, Anne Palmer // Time;2/12/1996, Vol. 147 Issue 7, p42
Probes the inability of the United States to meet the 1994 deadline for the destruction of 30,600 tons of chemical weapons. The deadline extended to 2004; The risk of not destroying the weapons increasing as a result of weapon decay; Increased costs because of technical snafus; The prospect of...