|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 15 Jan 2014 09:56:47 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS: "Demolition begins at Utah’s chemical weapons depot"|
Demolition begins at Utah’s chemical weapons depotBuildings tumble » Agents such as mustard gas and VX were once stored in igloos.
By Nate Carlisle Salt Lake Tribune (UT) January 9, 2014For 15 years, chemical weapons were destroyed at the former Deseret Chemical Depot. Thursday, work began to destroy something else: buildings.
The demolition is expected to take nine months and will bookend the former facility’s role in complying with the international Chemical Weapons Convention.
The property last year was transferred to the control of the nearby Tooele Army Depot and given the new designation as that depot's South Area. Amy Blauser, a spokeswoman for South Area, said two modular buildings were scheduled for demolition Thursday.
One was a building that housed foreign inspectors who ensured U.S. compliance with the convention treaty. The other building was used to support those inspectors.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57347515-90/chemical-weapons- amp-army.html.csp
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