Accession Number : ADA133224

Title :   Disposal of Chemical Agent Identification Sets at Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Colorado. Volume 1.

Descriptive Note : Final operations rept. 8 May 81-22 Dec 82,

Corporate Author : ARMY TOXIC AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AGENCY ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Brankowitz,William R ; Pantleo,Jack C ; Ursillo,John A ; Witt,Michael E

PDF Url : ADA133224

Report Date : Mar 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 178

Abstract : This report covers all demilitarization and disposal activities carried on in the Chemical Agent Identification Sets Disposal Plant from 8 May 1981 to 22 December 1982. Chemical Agents demilitarized included mustard, GB and Lewisite. Agents were destroyed in three phases. Phase 1 (8 May 1981 - 28 January 1982) included only the sets wooden boxes. Phase 3 (22 April 1982 - 22 December 1982) destroyed all remaining sets. The report summarizes operations, air monitoring, laboratory efforts, data collection and data analysis methods. Also given is a concise history of air monitoring, laboratory efforts, data collection and data analysis methods. Also given is a concise history of air monitoring, downtime and number of sets destroyed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *WASTE DISPOSAL, *DEMILITARIZATION, *CHEMICAL AGENT DETECTORS, *MUSTARD AGENTS, ARMY FACILITIES, MUNITIONS INDUSTRY, ARMY OPERATIONS, AIR, MONITORING, LABORATORY TESTS, CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, FURNACES, COMBUSTION, INCINERATORS, TRACE GASES, DOWNTIME, QUALITY CONTROL, DECONTAMINATION, DATA ACQUISITION, SAMPLING

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE