Kentucky Army depot begins destroying nerve agents
Officials have begun destroying nerve agents that have been stored at a Kentucky Army depot for decades.
The Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant said in a statement that the first projectile containing GB nerve agent was successfully destroyed on Jan. 17.
The facility at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond began destroying mustard-agent munitions last year.
Project manager Candace Coyle called it a milestone toward eliminating chemical weapons in Kentucky and making Madison County and surrounding areas a safer place to live.