Chemical crews safely isolate munitions

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Blue Grass Army Depot

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Chemical crews identified and isolated GB rockets emitting vapor, which were originally detected March 13 at the Blue Grass Army Depot.

Using a mobile laboratory, operators detected the vapor during periodic monitoring of an igloo. After removing the rockets, crews monitored that igloo for three consecutive days with no agent detected.

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Detecting, isolating and mitigating vapor emissions are a normal part of the safe and secure chemical storage operations at the Blue Grass Chemical Activity.

Media Release from Blue Grass Army Depot