Furloughs http://wuky.org en Furloughs Hit Blue Grass Army Depot http://wuky.org/post/furloughs-hit-blue-grass-army-depot <p>RICHMOND, Ky. - More than 100 workers at the Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond are seeing their hours cut from 40 per week down to thirty-two at least through September.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The furloughs are a byproduct of the automatic spending cuts triggered by the federal budget sequester.&nbsp; Blue Grass Chemical Activity commander Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Grice says the action is regrettable but necessary.&nbsp; He insists however, that the safe and secure storage of over 500 tons of chemical weapons at the site remains the highest priority.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 20:30:38 +0000 Alan Lytle 34169 at http://wuky.org Furloughs Hit Blue Grass Army Depot