Latest Newport Chemical Depot Stories

2008-12-29 09:12:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) marked the destruction of all VX nerve agent munitions at its destruction sites on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008.

2008-08-17 18:05:00

By RICK CALLAHAN Associated Press writer INDIANAPOLIS - An Army contractor has finished three years of work on destroying a deadly nerve agent stored in western Indiana and now is moving ahead to dismantle the equipment built for the billion-dollar project, officials said Monday.

2008-08-11 21:00:42

Parsons, the systems contractor for the Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (NECDF), announces that the last ton container of chemical agent VX stored onsite at the Newport Chemical Depot (NECD) has been successfully neutralized, marking the completion of stockpile elimination at the Newport, Indiana, depot.

2008-08-11 15:01:07

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Gregory Mahall, U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency, Public Affairs Office, +1-410-436-3629 NEWPORT, Ind., Aug. 11/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Aug.

2008-07-21 08:45:02

By Deb Kelly, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind. Jul.

2008-07-20 09:00:32

By Deb Kelly, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind. Jul.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.