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2012-08-07 07:40:33

Program requires organizational, technological changes The current approach for identifying and destroying buried chemical munitions and related chemical warfare materials uncovered during environmental remediation projects is neither reliable enough nor has the capability to efficiently tackle large-scale projects, says a new report from the National Research Council. An alternative or modified approach is needed to remediate the Redstone Arsenal and other such projects on active and...

2011-07-25 14:15:00

PINE BLUFF ARSENAL, Ark., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) recently completed a project that resulted in recycling more than 6.5 million pounds of steel. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/51208-us-army-green-strong-waste-reduction-steel-recycling (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110725/MM40276 ) In September 2003, CMA began operating the Pine Bluff Ton Container...

2010-11-15 12:00:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announces the disposal of the last mustard agent-filled ton container in the chemical weapons stockpile of the Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark. Disposal was completed safely the evening of Friday, Nov. 12, marking the end of chemical weapons storage at the Arsenal after nearly seven decades. Pine Bluff Chemical Activity (PBCA) provided the safe and secure maintenance, storage and...

2010-07-01 12:26:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Staff members from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's (ECBC) Chemical Biological Application and Risk Reduction Business Unit (CBARR) joined representatives from the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) in celebrating the successful completion of the mission to destroy all non-stockpile materiel located at Pine Bluff Arsenal (PBA), Ark., during a ceremony held in June. CMA's Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project...

2010-04-19 12:40:00

Non-Stockpile mission destroys largest inventory of recovered chemical warfare materiel to date ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announced that it completed its mission to destroy all non-stockpile materiel declared when the United States entered into the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), an international treaty mandating the destruction of our Nation's chemical warfare. This milestone also marks the...

2010-02-22 12:39:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army officials honored the efforts of 51 key members of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) credited with completing a project to eliminate health and safety risks associated with continued storage of containers as well as other accumulated wastes. ECBC employees gathered at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Ky., in 2007 to lend their expertise toward a project aimed at safely eliminate and manage three...

2009-11-05 10:24:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Oregon judge denied a motion for summary judgment against the State of Oregon regarding Army chemical weapons destruction at the Umatilla Chemical Depot, Hermiston, Ore. Judge Michael H. Marcus, Judge for the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, denied the petitioner's motion for summary judgment and entered a judgment in favor of the State of Oregon and its co- defendants in the case, including the U.S. Army. The case...


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