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4 years 7 months ago

Pueblo company lands Chemical Depot Contract

A Pueblo company, MASS Services and Supply, has landed a contract to install sets of filters on each chemical storage igloo at the Pueblo Chemical Depot. The Army awarded a $1.3 million contract to Science Applications International Corporation of McLean, Virginia, which subcontracted the work to MASS. MASS will...

4 years 11 months ago

Pueblo chemical weapons waste sent to Texas

Hazardous waste from old chemical munitions sampling operations, spills and decontamination procedures associated with leaking mustard agent-filled munitions were packed up at the Pueblo Chemical Depot on Monday and shipped to Texas. The barrels were loaded into three transport trucks and taken to a hazardous waste destruction facility at...

5 years 1 month ago

Federal budget includes money for Pueblo Chemical Depot

President Obama's proposed 2011 federal budget includes funding to keep construction of a chemical weapons destruction facility on track. Congress has mandated destruction of thousands of mortars containing mustard agent at Pueblo Chemical Depot east of Pueblo by 2017. The facility is already under construction. The President's budget proposal...

5 years 6 months ago

Chemical Depot tests emergency response

Workers at the Pueblo Chemical Depot took part in a drill on Wednesday to test their response to an emergency situation. The scenario involved a multi-vehicle crash at the depot, that caused two chemical munitions to leak and dozens other to catch on fire. News First 5 got a rare...

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