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Disposal of chemical agents and munitions stored at Umatilla Depot Activity, Hermiston, Oregon

Disposal of chemical agents and munitions stored at Umatilla Depot Activity, Hermiston, Oregon

Revised final environmental impact statement.

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Published by Program Manager for Chemical Demilitarization in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical weapons disposal -- Environmental aspects -- Oregon -- Hermiston,
  • Chemical agents (Munitions) -- Environmental aspects -- Oregon -- Hermiston,
  • Environmental impact analysis -- Oregon -- Hermiston,
  • Hazardous waste sites -- Oregon -- Hermiston

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRevised final environmental impact statement.
    ContributionsProgram Manager for Chemical Demilitarization (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14396753M
    OCLC/WorldCa31502617

    , munitions containing the highly toxic agents GB and VX were destroyed at the disposal facility, starting in Almost 4, tons of mustard, a blistering agent, were also incinerated. HERMISTON -- After 70 years stockpiling the nation's most nightmarish rockets, bombs and war chemicals, the Umatilla Chemical Depot's future hangs in the balance because it Author: Richard Cockle, The Oregonian.

    The Umatilla Chemical Depot, (UMCD) based in Umatilla, Oregon, was a U.S. Army installation in the United States that stored chemical weapons. The chemical weapons originally stored at the depot consisted of various munitions and ton containers containing GB and VX nerve agents and HD blister agent. PMI Project of the Year Winner - Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility Operations Phase Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility URS and the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency Hermiston, Oregon, USA.

      With the entire world watching, URS Corporation took on a project at the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (Hermiston, Oregon, .   Gigantic column of smoke coming from the decommissioned Umatilla Chemical Weapons Depot outside of Hermiston !


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Disposal of chemical agents and munitions stored at Umatilla Depot Activity, Hermiston, Oregon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Umatilla Depot Activity (UMDA) near Hermiston, Oregon, is one of eight US Army installations in the continental United States where lethal unitary chemical agents and munitions are stored, and where destruction of agents and munitions is proposed under the Chemical Stockpile Disposal.

The Umatilla Depot Activity (UMDA) near Hermiston, Oregon, is one of eight US Army installations in the continental United States where lethal unitary chemical agents and munitions are stored, and where destruction of agents Disposal of chemical agents and munitions stored at Umatilla Depot Activity munitions is proposed under the Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program (CSDP).Author: J.W.

Terry, T.J. Blasing, J.T. Ensminger, R.O. Johnson, S.M. Schexnayder, J.T. Shor, W.P. Staub, V.R. WELCOME, LET THE FUN BEGIN. Get e-Books "Umatilla Depot Activity Disposal Of Chemical Agents And Munitions" on Pdf, ePub, Tuebl, Mobi and Audiobook for are more than 1 Million Books that have been enjoyed by people from all over the world.

Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Enjoy % FREE. The depot incinerated its final container of mustard agent Oct.

25,the last ofmunitions and more than million pounds of nerve and blister agents the U.S. Army stored there. UMCDF is charged with the destruction of munitions stored at the Umatilla Army Chemical Depot.

The depot stores two basic types of chemical agents: nerve agent (GB, VX) and blister agent (HD), commonly referred to as mustard agent. "The level of safety and. UMATILLA CHEMICAL DEPOT, Hermiston, Ore. - The last GB (sarin) munitions stored at the Umatilla Chemical Depot were safely transported today to the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility for.

“To protect people and the environment by overseeing the safe destruction of chemical agents at the Umatilla Chemical Depot as soon as possible.” Program Overview The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Chemical Demilitarization Program, based in Hermiston, Oregon, provides environmental and human health oversight of the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, eight miles west of Hermiston.

The Umatilla Army Ordnance Depot stored and supplied munitions to the army until the early s. Between andchemical weapons were received and stored at the depot; and from tounder the name Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, the depot was the site of the destruction of those weapons.

Over the year operation of the disposal facility, workers destroyed 3, tons of chemical agent, such as mustard agent and VX agent, andmunitions, including rockets.

Umatilla Army Ordnance Depot stored and supplied munitions to the army until the early s. Between andchemical weapons were received and stored at the depot; and from tounder the name Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, the depot was the site of the destruction of those weapons.

DefyiNg The oDDs GIven a less than 1 Percent chance of MeetInG Its treat Y deadl Ine, a Project tea M safelY destroYs More thanMunItIons. BY KeIth jacKson II Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, Hermiston, Oregon, USA PHOTO COURTESY OF UMCDF P ROTOCO l D EP a RTMENT.

The Umatilla Army Depot (Lagoons) site occupies ab acres in Hermiston, Oregon and has operated as a storage depot for conventional munitions and chemical warfare agents since Areas of the site were contaminated with explosives and metals as a result of past demilitarization and disposal operations.

[Dec. ] The Umatilla Army Depot (also known as the Umatilla Chemical Depot) is a 19,acre facility formerly used for the storage, maintenance, and demilitarization (deactivation and/or disposal) of conventional munitions and weapons of various types, including the storage of chemical weapons.

The Depot opened in The Umatilla Chemical Depot bunkers were used as storage for WWII and Cold War era conventional ammunition of all types, as well chemical weapons such as containing GB and VX nerve agents.

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. (Oct. 25, ) -- The Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF), located at Umatilla Chemical Depot (UMCD), Oregon, completed the disposal of the chemical.

The giant metal lock is nearly rusted shut on bunker A at the Umatilla Chemical Depot in northeastern Oregon. Once we’re able to pry it Author: John Notarianni.

Chemical Depot Senate Inworkers leave the Umatilla Army Depot chemical weapons incinerator construction site near Hermiston. The plant was used to destroymunitions. The Pine Bluff Arsenal (PBA) near Pine Bluff, Arkansas, is one of eight continental United States (CONUS) Army installations where lethal unitary chemical agents and munitions are stored and where destruction of agents and munitions is proposed under the Chemical Stockpile Disposal Author: J.T.

Ensminger, E.L. Hillsman, R.D. Johnson, J.A. Morrisey, W.P. Staub, C.R. Boston, D.B. Hunsaker. The Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility is designed for the destruction of the chemical weapons stored at the Umatilla Chemical Depot. The facility was completed in The Army began weapons disposal on September 8,and completed disposal on Octo The Umatilla Chemical Depot is one of eight Army installations in the U.S.

that currently store chemical weapons. The chemical weapons stored at the depot consist of various munitions and ton containers, containing GB or VX nerve agents or HD blister agent.

The Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility is designed for the sole purpose of. Workers at the Umatilla Chemical Depot yesterday found another mustard agent leak in one of its igloo storage units, the sixth such leak detected at the Oregon facility in three months.

Umatilla generally experiences more leaks in the summer, when containers holding the deadly blister agent tend to thaw.Umatilla Chemical Depot (UMCD) is a 19,acre military facility located in northeastern Oregon, on the border of Morrow and Umatilla counties. It was established as an Army ordnance depot in The Umatilla Chemical Depot in northeast Oregon is nearing the end of its mission,but it will take pause on March 21 to honor the victims of the deadliest incident at the base with a ceremony.