Public Meeting Scheduled for Sept. 11 On Chemical Weapon Plant

RICHMOND, Ky. – The Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission (CAC) and the Chemical Destruction Community Advisory Board (CDCAB) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 11, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Rooms A and B on the lobby level at Eastern Kentucky University’s Carl D. Perkins Building located on Kit Carson Drive. The event is open to the public and is accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Chemical weapons destruction operations are taking place at the Blue Grass Army Depot near Richmond, Kentucky. Army leaders want to keep citizens informed about the project and receive feedback from the community.

For those who are not able to attend in person, a live video stream of the meeting will be available on the Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA) YouTube channel and the PEO ACWA Facebook page at Viewers may ask questions, make comments and receive feedback during the live stream event.

The CAC, chaired by Doug Hindman, is a governor-appointed commission that represents community and state interests to the U.S. Army and Department of Defense.

The CDCAB, co-chaired by Madison County Judge-Executive Reagan Taylor and Craig Williams, Chemical Weapons Project Director of the Kentucky Environmental Foundation, is an independent subcommittee of the CAC. It is made up of a diverse group of community leaders who represent the views and concerns of the local community regarding Kentucky’s chemical weapons destruction program.

For additional information, please contact the Blue Grass Chemical Stockpile Outreach Office at (859) 626-8944 or Visit the PEO ACWA website at for more information on the program to destroy the chemical weapons stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot.