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Iraq, Afghanistan vet takes over at Blue Grass Army Depot

New commander once served at Ft. Campbell.

Destruction of aging chemical weapons underway in Richmond

The first nerve agent destruction in the United States in more than a decade took place at a chemical plant in Madison County last week.

Natural gas leak reported at Blue Grass Army Depot

The main entrance to the depot was closed and employees in the administrative area were told to shelter in place as a precaution.

Jacobson Park to temporarily close Wednesday for disaster drill

The Lexington exercise is part of a ten-county drill that will simulate an accident involving chemical agents stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond.

First chemical weapon destroyed at Blue Grass Army Depot.

The destruction of chemical agents is underway at the Blue Grass Army Depot.

Destruction of chemical weapons to begin in Kentucky

The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin.

Vapor leak detected, isolated at Blue Grass Army Depot

The depot says the emissions were detected by a mobile monitoring laboratory during a routine inspection of a chemical weapons storage igloo on April 23.

Chemical weapons facility prepares for operations

The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant is undergoing final preparations before destruction of chemical weapons stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot begins.

CAIRA exercise scheduled for Thursday at Blue Grass Army Depot

A Chemical Accident/Incident Response and Assistance exercise is scheduled for Thursday on the Blue Grass Army Depot.

Jacobson Park closed next Wednesday morning for CSEPP Exercise

Lexington’s Division of Emergency Management will conduct a disaster exercise at Jacobson Park on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

Blue Grass Army Depot and FEMA conduct daily readiness exercise

Blue Grass Army Depot, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and county emergency management agencies will conduct the annual Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) exercise on Sept. 19.

Kentucky to get more than $158 million in military spending

Kentucky is expected to receive funds under the John S. McCain 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes $716 billion in federal spending.

Chemical crews safely isolate munitions

Chemical crews identified and isolated GB rockets emitting vapor, which were originally detected March 13 at the Blue Grass Army Depot.

Second nerve gas leak detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

The Blue Grass Army Depot reports a second nerve gas leak during a routine inspection.

Public meeting to update chemical weapon destruction in Richmond

A public meeting is scheduled for mid-December to update people on the plan to destroy aging chemical weapons stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Madison County.

Nerve agent vapor detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

Chemical crews detected a GB nerve agent vapor emission in a storage igloo at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, according to Blue Grass Chemical Activity.

Chemical crew detects vapor emission at Blue Grass Army Depot

The Blue Grass Army Depot says a vapor emission was detected during a routine inspection Tuesday.

Blue Grass Army Depot holding incident response excercise

The Blue Grass Army Depot is holding its Chemical Accident or Incident Response and Assistance (CAIRA) exercise this week.

Chemical crew detects GB agent vapor at BG Army Depot

A chemical crew detected a vapor emission in a storage igloo with nerve agent-filled munitions at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond Tuesday, according to the depot.

Mustard gas leak at Blue Grass Army Depot

Blue Grass Army Depot officials say there’s been a mustard gas leak.

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