RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- The facility under construction to destroy chemical weapons that are stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot will be discussed at a public meeting Wednesday in Richmond.
The meeting includes the Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citizens' Advisory Commission and Chemical Destruction Community Advisory Board. It starts at 1:30 p.m. EDT and is being held in Eastern Kentucky University's Carl D. Perkins Building.
A statement announcing the meeting says it is open to the public and that there will be public comment periods throughout the meeting.
Construction is more than half finished on the plant, which will destroy stockpiled chemical weapons. The plant will destroy 523 tons of munitions containing blister and nerve agents.