Appendix E
Committee Meetings and Site Visits

MEETINGS

First Committee Meeting, January 23-25, 2008, Richmond, Kentucky


Objective: Receive briefings from the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) staff and contractor representatives concerning plans for the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) design and secondary wastes; discuss and arrive at initial approach to task; meet with public stakeholders; expand report outline and identify further information needed.


ACWA Overview Briefing, Joseph Novad, Technical Director, ACWA.


Process Design Overview Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP), Sam Hariri, Lead Process Engineer, BGCAPP.


Secondary Waste Streams, Roger Dickerman, Systemization Manager, BGCAPP.


Overview of MPT and SCWO Process Design, Sam Hariri, Lead Process Engineer, BGCAPP.


BGCAPP Throughput and Availability Analysis (TAA), Sam Hariri, Lead Process Engineer, BGCAPP.


Process Alternates for Waste, Kevin Regan, Environmental Manager, BGCAPP.


Current Waste Analysis and Certification, John Barton, Chief Scientist, BGCAPP, and Kevin Regan, Environmental Manager, BGCAPP.


Current Stakeholder Involvement, John Barton, Chief Scientist, BGCAPP, and Kevin Regan, Environmental Manager, BGCAPP.


Public Meeting Participants: In addition to the committee and National Research Council (NRC) staff, the following people attended the public meetings: January 23: Jean Hibberd and Robert Miller, Chemical Destruction Community Advisory Board (CDCAB); January 24: Bill Buchanan, Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection (KDEP); Elizabeth Crowe, Kentucky Environmental Foundation; Robert Miller, Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission and CDCAB; Craig Williams, Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission, CDCAB, and Director, Chemical Weapons Working Group.


Second Committee Meeting, February 12-14, 2008, Pueblo and Denver, Colorado


Objective: Receive briefings and attend selected sessions of in-process review meeting of the ACWA staff and contractor representatives concerning plans for the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) design and secondary wastes; meet with public stakeholders; review initial drafts of report chapters and discuss additional information to be sought.


PCAPP Secondary Waste Discussion, Craig Myler, Chief Engineer for Process and Technology, Bechtel National, Inc.


3D Model Review and Design Status, Mark Myatt, Bechtel Project Team Project Engineering Manager, Bechtel National, Inc., and Robert Schanke, Design Liaison, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.


Public Meeting Participants: In addition to the committee and NRC staff, the following people attended the public meeting on February 12: Velma L. Campbell, citizen and public health specialist; Terry Hart, Pueblo Chemical Depot Citizens’ Advisory Commission; Bob Kennemer, Pueblo Outreach Office; John Klomp, citizen; Joseph Marquart, citi-



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appendix e committee meetings and site Visits meeTiNGs Public meeting Participants: In addition to the committee and National Research Council (NRC) staff, the follow- First committee meeting, january 23-25, 2008, ing people attended the public meetings: January 23: Jean richmond, Kentucky Hibberd and Robert Miller, Chemical Destruction Commu- nity Advisory Board (CDCAB); January 24: Bill Buchanan, Objective: Receive briefings from the Assembled Chemical Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection (KDEP); Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) staff and contractor repre- Elizabeth Crowe, Kentucky Environmental Foundation; sentatives concerning plans for the Blue Grass Chemical Robert Miller, Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citi- Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) design and second- zens’ Advisory Commission and CDCAB; Craig Williams, ary wastes; discuss and arrive at initial approach to task; meet Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory with public stakeholders; expand report outline and identify Commission, CDCAB, and Director, Chemical Weapons further information needed. Working Group. ACwA Overview briefing, Joseph Novad, Technical Direc- second committee meeting, February 12-14, 2008, tor, ACWA. Pueblo and denver, colorado Process design Overview blue grass Chemical Agent de- Objective: Receive briefings and attend selected sessions of struction Pilot Plant (bgCAPP), Sam Hariri, Lead Process in-process review meeting of the ACWA staff and contractor Engineer, BGCAPP. representatives concerning plans for the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) design and second- Secondary waste Streams, Roger Dickerman, Systemization ary wastes; meet with public stakeholders; review initial Manager, BGCAPP. drafts of report chapters and discuss additional information to be sought. Overview of mPT and SCwO Process design, Sam Hariri, Lead Process Engineer, BGCAPP. PCAPP Secondary waste discussion, Craig Myler, Chief En- gineer for Process and Technology, Bechtel National, Inc. bgCAPP Throughput and Availability Analysis (TAA), Sam Hariri, Lead Process Engineer, BGCAPP. d model review and design Status, Mark Myatt, Bechtel Project Team Project Engineering Manager, Bechtel Na- Process Alternates for waste, Kevin Regan, Environmental tional, Inc., and Robert Schanke, Design Liaison, U.S. Army Manager, BGCAPP. Corps of Engineers. Current waste Analysis and Certification, John Barton, Public meeting Participants: In addition to the committee Chief Scientist, BGCAPP, and Kevin Regan, Environmental and NRC staff, the following people attended the public Manager, BGCAPP. meeting on February 12: Velma L. Campbell, citizen and public health specialist; Terry Hart, Pueblo Chemical Depot Current Stakeholder involvement, John Barton, Chief Scien- Citizens’ Advisory Commission; Bob Kennemer, Pueblo tist, BGCAPP, and Kevin Regan, Environmental Manager, Outreach Office; John Klomp, citizen; Joseph Marquart, citi- BGCAPP. 

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 APPeNdiX e zen; John Norton, reporter, Pueblo Chieftain; John Schlatter, NrC Participants: Peter Lederman, Committee Chair; Bechtel National, Inc. William Rhyne, Committee Member; Bruce Braun, Director, NRC Board on Army Science and Technology; and James Myska, NRC Senior Research Associate. Third committee meeting, april 1-2, 2008, Washington, d.c. denver, colorado, February 14, 2008 Objective: Develop text and refine the report. Only commit- tee members and staff were in attendance. Objective: Meet with staff of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) concerning regulatory status for the PCAPP. siTe VisiTs individuals met with: Douglas Knappe, Manager; Jean- Frankfort, Kentucky, january 24, 2008 nine Natterman, Lisa Woodward, Clayton Trumpolt, James Objective: Meet with staff of KDEP concerning regulatory Hindman, and Kevin Mackey, Hazardous Materials and status for BGCAPP. Waste Management Division, CDPHE. individuals met with: April Webb, Branch Manager; John NrC Participants: Otis Shelton, Rebecca Haffenden, William Jump, Permit Review Section Supervisor; Bill Buchanan, Rhyne, Committee Members; James Myska, NRC Senior Leasue Meyers, and Shannon Powers, Hazardous Waste Research Associate. Branch, KDEP.