• The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant has completed the Bulk Chemical Storage concrete foundation and containment wall. Once complete, the Bulk Chemical Storage area will house four distinct chemicals required to support the neutralization followed by the supercritical water oxidation process.

    Bulk Chemical Storage

    The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant has completed the Bulk Chemical Storage concrete foundation and containment wall. Once complete, the Bulk Chemical Storage area will house four distinct chemicals required to support the...

  • Inside the Control and Support Building, craft workers continue installing heating, ventilating and air conditioning duct, electrical cable tray, metal wall studs and piping. Once complete, the Control and Support Building will house the control room and integrated control system used to operate the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant.

    Control and Support Building

    Inside the Control and Support Building, craft workers continue installing heating, ventilating and air conditioning duct, electrical cable tray, metal wall studs and piping. Once complete, the Control and Support Building will house the control room...

  • Construction activities at the Munitions Demilitarization Building are reaching new heights as the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant craft workers continue installing structural steel using large cranes and lift baskets.

    Munitions Demilitarization Building

    Construction activities at the Munitions Demilitarization Building are reaching new heights as the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant craft workers continue installing structural steel using large cranes and lift baskets.

  • The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant craft workers assemble a Control and Support Building, Munitions Demilitarization Building supply air plenum, which will eventually be installed atop the Control and Support Building.

    Control and Support Building

    The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant craft workers assemble a Control and Support Building, Munitions Demilitarization Building supply air plenum, which will eventually be installed atop the Control and Support Building.

  • With 700 workers now in Richmond, Ky., the Blue Grass Chemical-Agent Destruction Pilot Plant has maintained more than a 50 percent local hire rate.

    Current Project Staffing

    With 700 workers now in Richmond, Ky., the Blue Grass Chemical-Agent Destruction Pilot Plant has maintained more than a 50 percent local hire rate.

  • Craft workers completed the initial second-lift concrete placement at the Munitions Demilitarization Building. The Munitions Demilitarization Building is where the chemical weapons will be disassembled, explosives removed and the agent neutralized.

    Munitions Demilitarization Building

    Craft workers completed the initial second-lift concrete placement at the Munitions Demilitarization Building. The Munitions Demilitarization Building is where the chemical weapons will be disassembled, explosives removed and the agent neutralized.

  • Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant craft workers completed the final Supercritical Water Oxidation Building concrete foundation placement. The Supercritical Water Oxidation Building will house the reactors where agent and energetic hydrolysates, a byproduct of the neutralization process, will be subjected to very high temperatures and pressures to destroy the hydrolysates’ organic content.

    Supercritical Water Oxidation Building

    Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant craft workers completed the final Supercritical Water Oxidation Building concrete foundation placement. The Supercritical Water Oxidation Building will house the reactors where agent and energetic...

  • Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant craft workers completed the final Supercritical Water Oxidation Building concrete foundation placement. The Supercritical Water Oxidation Building will house the reactors where agent and energetic hydrolysates, a byproduct of the neutralization process, will be subjected to very high temperatures and pressures to destroy the hydrolysates’ organic content.

    Supercritical Water Oxidation Building

    Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant craft workers completed the final Supercritical Water Oxidation Building concrete foundation placement. The Supercritical Water Oxidation Building will house the reactors where agent and energetic...

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