Appendix E
Committee Meetings and Site Visits

MEETING 5, JULY 12-14, 20041

Washington, D.C.

Objectives: Discuss outline of the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) initial design report. Assign writing responsibilities for the BGCAPP initial design report.

NRC Participants

Committee members: Charles Barton, Robert Beaudet, Joan Berkowitz, Adrienne Cooper, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, John Merson, Chandra Roy, Kenneth Smith, Michael Stenstrom, and Thomas Webler. NRC staff: Bruce Braun, Nancy Schulte, Harrison Pannella, Carter Ford, and James Myska.

MEETING 6, SEPTEMBER 22-24, 2004

Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Objectives: Receive comprehensive briefings and hold discussions on the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program, including schedule revisions and BGCAPP intermediate design, the technical risk reduction program, and chemical weapons information. Receive responses from the Army to committee queries.

NRC Participants

Committee members: Charles Barton, Robert Beaudet, Joan Berkowitz, Adrienne Cooper, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, Chandra Roy, Michael Stenstrom, and Thomas Webler. NRC staff: Bruce Braun, Donald Siebenaler, Harrison Pannella, William Campbell, Carter Ford, James Myska, and Nia Johnson.

SITE VISIT 5, OCTOBER 3, 2004

Blue Grass, Kentucky

Objective: Attend the October Blue Grass Citizen’s Advisory Commission meeting.

NRC Participants

Committee member: Thomas Webler.

SITE VISIT 6, OCTOBER 12-15, 2004

Tooele, Utah

Objective: Become familiar with the Tooele Chemical Agent Destruction Facility.

NRC Participants

Committee member: Harold Forsen.

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This committee also produced a report on the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) design. Meeting 5 was the last meeting for the PCAPP report and the first meeting to start work on this report.



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Interim Design Assessment for the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant Appendix E Committee Meetings and Site Visits MEETING 5, JULY 12-14, 20041 Washington, D.C. Objectives: Discuss outline of the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) initial design report. Assign writing responsibilities for the BGCAPP initial design report. NRC Participants Committee members: Charles Barton, Robert Beaudet, Joan Berkowitz, Adrienne Cooper, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, John Merson, Chandra Roy, Kenneth Smith, Michael Stenstrom, and Thomas Webler. NRC staff: Bruce Braun, Nancy Schulte, Harrison Pannella, Carter Ford, and James Myska. MEETING 6, SEPTEMBER 22-24, 2004 Woods Hole, Massachusetts Objectives: Receive comprehensive briefings and hold discussions on the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program, including schedule revisions and BGCAPP intermediate design, the technical risk reduction program, and chemical weapons information. Receive responses from the Army to committee queries. NRC Participants Committee members: Charles Barton, Robert Beaudet, Joan Berkowitz, Adrienne Cooper, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, Chandra Roy, Michael Stenstrom, and Thomas Webler. NRC staff: Bruce Braun, Donald Siebenaler, Harrison Pannella, William Campbell, Carter Ford, James Myska, and Nia Johnson. SITE VISIT 5, OCTOBER 3, 2004 Blue Grass, Kentucky Objective: Attend the October Blue Grass Citizen’s Advisory Commission meeting. NRC Participants Committee member: Thomas Webler. SITE VISIT 6, OCTOBER 12-15, 2004 Tooele, Utah Objective: Become familiar with the Tooele Chemical Agent Destruction Facility. NRC Participants Committee member: Harold Forsen. 1   This committee also produced a report on the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) design. Meeting 5 was the last meeting for the PCAPP report and the first meeting to start work on this report.

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Interim Design Assessment for the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant MEETING 7, NOVEMBER 17-19, 2004 San Diego, California Objectives: Tour the General Atomics facilities to review supercritical water oxidation and energetics batch hydrolyzer demonstration units. Hold discussions about the questions and answers received after the September 22-23 Woods Hole, Massachusetts, briefing, and review updates on the BGCAPP and PCAPP facility design and technical risk reduction projects since September 22, 2004. Hold committee deliberations and continue report writing. NRC Participants Committee members: Charles Barton, Robert Beaudet, Joan Berkowitz, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, Chandra Roy, Kenneth Smith, and Michael Stenstrom. NRC staff: Bruce Braun, Donald Siebenaler, Harrison Pannella, William Campbell, and Detra Bodrick-Shorter. MEETING 8, JANUARY 13-14, 2005 Irvine, California Objectives: Hold discussions about the data and information received after November 17-19 meeting in San Diego and review updates on the BGCAPP and PCAPP facility designs provided on the Web site. Conduct committee deliberations and continue report writing. NRC Participants Committee members: Charles Barton, Robert Beaudet, Joan Berkowitz, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, Chandra Roy, and Michael Stenstrom. NRC staff: Bruce Braun, Donald Siebenaler, Harrison Pannella, William Campbell, and Detra Bodrick-Shorter. SITE VISIT 7, FEBRUARY 7-10, 2005 Pasadena, California Objective: Attend BGCAPP intermediate design review. NRC Participants Committee members: Robert Beaudet and Willard Gekler. SITE VISIT 8, FEBRUARY 15, 2005 Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland Objective: Attend BGCAPP intermediate design review executive overview. NRC Participants Committee member: Joan Berkowitz. NRC staff: Donald Siebenaler. MEETING 9, MARCH 31-APRIL 1, 2005 Washington, D.C. Objectives: Hold discussions about the data and information received after the January 13-14 meeting in Irvine and review updates on the BGCAPP and PCAPP facility designs as provided on the Web site. Conduct committee deliberations and continue report writing. NRC Participants Committee members: Charles Barton, Robert Beaudet, Joan Berkowitz, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Willard Gekler, Clair Gill, Kenneth Smith, and Michael Stenstrom. NRC staff: Bruce Braun, Donald Siebenaler, Harrison Pannella, William Campbell, Detra Bodrick-Shorter, and James Myska. MEETING 10, MAY 9-10, 2005 Washington, D.C. Objectives: Hold discussions about the Army’s responses to the committee’s requests for information since the March 31-April 1 meeting concerning the BGCAPP design. Receive reports from committee members on any significant new information about the BGCAPP design provided on the Bechtel Web site. Conduct teleconferencing with the sponsor for final informational inputs. Conduct final committee deliberations for each chapter, resolve remaining issues, and finalize substantive text content. Sign concurrence forms for BGCAPP interim design report. NRC Participants Committee members: Charles Barton, Robert Beaudet, Joan Berkowitz, Ruth Doherty, Lawrence Eiselstein, Harold Forsen, Willard Gekler, and Clair Gill. NRC staff: Bruce Braun, Donald Siebenaler, Harrison Pannella, William Campbell, and Detra Bodrick-Shorter.