Chemical Weapons Destruction


The first phase of the ongoing $5 billion dollar chemical weapons destruction project near Richmond is complete.

KY: Home to the Last of America's Chemical Weapons

Dec 22, 2014

The U.S. has destroyed 90 percent of its chemical weapons - but thousands of aging rockets, laced with deadly nerve agents, remain in storage near Richmond.  The Blue Grass Army Depot holds 523 tons of chemical agent, and will be the last of the country's nine storage sites to destroy its stockpile.