D
Committee Meetings and Site Visits

Site Visit 1, October 23, 2003 Richmond, Kentucky

Objectives

Participate in Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) process reviews (IPRs). Receive briefings on the status of all activities preparatory to the completion of designs and initiation of construction for the two facilities, including information on public involvement, environmental permitting, design-build, business management, and scheduling.

NRC Participants

Committee Chair: Robert Beaudet. NRC staff members: Bruce Braun, Donald Siebenaler

Meeting 1, November 5–6, 2003 Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Objectives

Introduce committee, sponsor, and NRC staff; review history of the ACWA program; receive briefings on current plant designs at Blue Grass Army Depot and Pueblo Chemical Depot; determine times and locations for future meetings.

NRC Participants

Committee members: Robert Beaudet (Chair), Charles Barton, Joan Berkowitz, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, John Merson, Kenneth Smith

ACWA Program Participants

William Pehlivanian, Joseph Novad, Yu-Chu Yang, Katherine DeWeese

Bechtel Parsons Participants

Michael Lewis, Chris Midget, Chris Haynes, Craig Myler

Office of the Secretary of Defense Participant

Brian Gladstone

Meeting 2, February 11–13, 2004 Irvine, California

Objectives

Receive comprehensive briefings and hold discussions on the ACWA program, including schedule revisions and PCAPP design, technical risk reduction program, and trade studies.



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Interim Design Assessment for the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant D Committee Meetings and Site Visits Site Visit 1, October 23, 2003 Richmond, Kentucky Objectives Participate in Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) process reviews (IPRs). Receive briefings on the status of all activities preparatory to the completion of designs and initiation of construction for the two facilities, including information on public involvement, environmental permitting, design-build, business management, and scheduling. NRC Participants Committee Chair: Robert Beaudet. NRC staff members: Bruce Braun, Donald Siebenaler Meeting 1, November 5–6, 2003 Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland Objectives Introduce committee, sponsor, and NRC staff; review history of the ACWA program; receive briefings on current plant designs at Blue Grass Army Depot and Pueblo Chemical Depot; determine times and locations for future meetings. NRC Participants Committee members: Robert Beaudet (Chair), Charles Barton, Joan Berkowitz, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, John Merson, Kenneth Smith ACWA Program Participants William Pehlivanian, Joseph Novad, Yu-Chu Yang, Katherine DeWeese Bechtel Parsons Participants Michael Lewis, Chris Midget, Chris Haynes, Craig Myler Office of the Secretary of Defense Participant Brian Gladstone Meeting 2, February 11–13, 2004 Irvine, California Objectives Receive comprehensive briefings and hold discussions on the ACWA program, including schedule revisions and PCAPP design, technical risk reduction program, and trade studies.

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Interim Design Assessment for the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant NRC Participants Committee members: Robert Beaudet (Chair), Charles Barton, Joan Berkowitz, David Daniel, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, Hank Jenkins-Smith, John Merson, Chandra Roy, Kenneth Smith, Michael Stenstrom, Thomas Webler ACWA Program Participants Joseph Novad, Yu-Chu Yang Contractor Participant Craig Myler (Bechtel) Site Visit 2, March 19, 2004 Battelle Memorial Institute Columbus, Ohio Objectives Obtain briefings on and observe 4-liter biotreatment test unit. NRC Participant Committee member: Ruth Doherty ACWA Program Participants Joseph Novad, Gary Anderson Contractor Participants Russell Smith (Battelle), Craig Myler (Bechtel), James Earley (FOCIS Associates) Site Visit 3, April 6, 2004 General Atomics San Diego, California Objectives View prototype energetics rotary hydrolyzer and receive briefings on energetic hydrolysis. NRC Participants Committee members: Ruth Doherty, Harold Forsen, John Merson Contractor Participants Gary Lee (General Atomics), Ronald Gallego (General Atomics), Louie Wong (General Atomics), Thomas Ritter (Parsons), Frederick Hamer (FOCIS Associates) Meeting 3, April 13–15, 2004 Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland Objectives Receive comprehensive briefings and hold discussions on the ACWA program, including schedule revisions and PCAPP design, technical risk reduction program, and trade studies; receive responses from the Army to committee queries. NRC Participants Committee members: Robert Beaudet (Chair), Charles Barton, Joan Berkowitz, Adrienne Cooper, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, Chandra Roy, Michael Stenstrom, Thomas Webler ACWA Program Participants Joseph Novad, Yu-Chu Yang Contractor Participants Craig Myler (Bechtel), Chris Haynes (Bechtel) Site Visit 4, May 7, 2004 Parsons Fabrication Facility Pasco, Washington Objectives Receive briefings on PCAPP equipment development; view prototype munitions washout system and metal parts treater.

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Interim Design Assessment for the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant NRC Participants Committee members: Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Clair Gill. NRC staff member: Harrison Pannella Meeting 4, May 19–21, 2004 Bechtel San Francisco, California Objectives Receive comprehensive briefings and hold discussions on the ACWA program, including schedule revisions and PCAPP intermediate design, technical risk reduction program, and chemical weapons information; receive responses from the Army to committee queries. NRC Participants Committee members: Robert Beaudet (Chair), Charles Barton, Joan Berkowitz, Adrienne Cooper, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, Hank Jenkins-Smith, John Merson, Kenneth Smith, Michael Stenstrom Meeting 5, July 12–14, 2004 The National Academies Washington, D.C. Objectives Review and fill gaps in the first full message draft of the PCAPP Design Interim Report; achieve consensus on the PCAPP Design Interim Report. NRC Participants Committee members: Robert Beaudet (Chair), Charles Barton, Joan Berkowitz, Adrienne Cooper, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, John Merson, Chandra Roy, Kenneth Smith, Michael Stenstrom, Thomas Webler