Deficient welds are being repaired at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant south of Richmond in Madison County. The plant is scheduled to start operations in 2020 and complete destruction of chemical weapons in 2023.
Deficient welds are being repaired at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant south of Richmond in Madison County. The plant is scheduled to start operations in 2020 and complete destruction of chemical weapons in 2023. Photo courtesy of Bluegrass Chemical Stockpile Outreach Office
Deficient welds are being repaired at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant south of Richmond in Madison County. The plant is scheduled to start operations in 2020 and complete destruction of chemical weapons in 2023. Photo courtesy of Bluegrass Chemical Stockpile Outreach Office

Local officials briefed on weld problems at chemical weapons destruction plant

March 09, 2016 06:46 PM