Madison County

December 11, 2013 6:25 PM

Official: Turn up the heat to reduce exposure when destroying chemical weapons

John Barton, chief scientist for Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass, says turning up the heat will eventually rid Madison County of World War II-era nerve gas and mustard munitions stockpiled at Blue Grass Army Depot. He says hydrogen cyanide will form as a gas during a step in the plant's neutralization process that will render the rocket warheads and propellents harmless

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Video: Officer Daniel Ellis Funeral 01:48

Video: Officer Daniel Ellis Funeral

Bernie Sanders' free tuition proposal gains loudest cheer 01:47

Bernie Sanders' free tuition proposal gains loudest cheer

Nyquist trainer Doug O'Neill on Kentucky Derby draw 00:54

Nyquist trainer Doug O'Neill on Kentucky Derby draw

James E. Pepper Distilling Co. 01:00

James E. Pepper Distilling Co.

Lexington detective on hearing center fraud case 01:26

Lexington detective on hearing center fraud case

Bob Baffert is still a celebrity 00:50

Bob Baffert is still a celebrity

Chad Brown's one-two punch 00:39

Chad Brown's one-two punch

McLaughlin confident Mohaymen will rebound 00:54

McLaughlin confident Mohaymen will rebound

Kentucky Derby: Wednesday on the backside 01:23

Kentucky Derby: Wednesday on the backside

Worker dies in trench collapse 00:35

Worker dies in trench collapse

AG Andy Beshear plans to charge Tim Longmeyer 02:36

AG Andy Beshear plans to charge Tim Longmeyer

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos