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Authors: Committee To Review, Assess Industrial Hygiene Standards, Practices At Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, National Research Council
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Keywords: chemical, tooele, agent, disposal, facility, practices, standards, review, report, assessment, industrial, hygiene, letter
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As part of its continuing efforts to destroy the nation s stockpile of chemical weapons, the U.S. Army Materiel Command conducted a Surety Management Review (SMR) that evaluated the Industrial Hygiene (IH) program at the Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (TOCDF).The IH program at TOCDF was given a rating of "Mission Capable with Limitations."In order to obtain an independent assessment, the ......
ISBN: 0309163455, 9780309163453
Authors: Committee To Assess Process Safety Metrics For The Blue Grass, Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants; National Research Council
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Keywords: chemical, pueblo, agent, destruction, plants, pilot, grass, blue, using, approaches, process, safety, metrics, assessment
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The Department of Defense, through the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program, is currently in the process of constructing two full-scale pilot plants at the Pueblo Chemical Depot in Colorado and the Blue Grass Army Depot in Kentucky to destroy the last two remaining inventories of chemical weapons in the U.S. stockpile. These two storage sites together account for about 10 percent of the......
ISBN: 0309102723, 9780309102728
Authors: Committee On Human Biomonitoring For Environmental Toxicants, National Research Council
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Keywords: chemicals, environmental, biomonitoring, human
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Biomonitoring—a method for measuring amounts of toxic chemicals in human tissues—is a valuable tool for studying potentially harmful environmental chemicals. Biomonitoring data have been used to confirm exposures to chemicals and validate public health policies. For example, population biomonitoring data showing high blood lead concentrations resulted in the U.S. Environmental Protection......
ISBN: 0309130921, 9780309130929
Authors: Committee On Evaluation Of The Safety, Environmental Metrics For Potential Application At Chemical Agent Disposal Facilities; National Research Council
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Keywords: chemical, agent, disposal, facilities, application, potential, safety, environmental, metrics, evaluation
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By the end of 2009, more than 60 percent of the global chemical weapons stockpile declared by signatories to the Chemical Weapons Convention will have been destroyed, and of the 184 signatories, only three countries will possess chemical weapons-the United States, Russia, and Libya. In the United States, destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile began in 1990, when Congress mandated that the A......
ISBN: 0309096987, 9780309096980
Authors: Committee To Assess Designs For Pueblo, Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants, National Research Council
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Keywords: agent, destruction, pilot, plant, chemical, grass, design, assessment, blue, interim
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Because of concerns about incineration, the Department of Defense plans to use alternative means to destroy the chemical agent stockpiles at the Pueblo and Blue Grass facilities. The DOD contracted with Bechtel Parsons to design and operate pilot plants for this purpose. As part of the NRC efforts to assist the DOD with its chemical demilitarization efforts, the Department requested a review and a......
Authors: Lois M. Davis, Jeanne S. Ringel
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Keywords: radiological, nuclear, weapons, biological, chemical, health, preparedness, public
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The U.S. public health and health-care delivery systems are important components of our nation's preparedness against terrorism and other public health threats. The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the anthrax attacks later that year renewed government, public health, and medical personnel's awareness of chemical, biological, and, to a lesser extent, radiological and nuclear threats. It a......
ISBN: 0309089182, 9780309089180
Authors: Committee On Review, Evaluation Of The Army Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program, National Research Council
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Keywords: stockpile, disposal, operations, chemical, anomalies, degraded, agent, munitions, effects
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The U.S. Army is in the process of destroying its entire stock of chemical weapons. To help with stockpile disposal, the Army s Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program (CSDP), in 1987, asked the National Research Council (NRC) for scientific and technical advice. This report is one in a series of such prepared by the NRC over the last 16 years in response to that request. It presents an examination of......
Authors: Committee On Disposal Of Legacy Nerve Agent Ga, Lewisite Stocks At Deseret Chemical Depot, National Research Council
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Keywords: deseret, chemical, depotletter, report, stocks, lewisite, legacy, nerve, agent, disposal
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The National Research Council of the National Academies established a study committee to assess the disposal of stocks of legacy nerve agent GA and lewisite at Deseret Chemical Depot. Specifically, the Committee on Disposal of Legacy Nerve Agent GA and Lewisite Stocks at Deseret Chemical Depot reviewed information provided to it on the 50 percent design of the Area Ten Liquid Incinerator (ATLIC) ......
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