No more vapor emissions detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

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Blue Grass Army Depot

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Chemical crews are no longer monitoring a storage unit after a vapor emission was detected last month at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, according to the U.S. Army.

The depot says crews detected a vapor emission in a storage unit that contained nerve agent-filled munitions on March 15, 2018.

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Crews monitored the unit through Wednesday of this week without detecting any additional vapor emissions.

The U.S. Army says the county, state and EPA were kept informed throughout the monitoring operation. 

Aging chemical weapons are stored at the depot.