Appendix B
Committee Meetings and Site Visits

FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING, MAY 7-8, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C.


Objectives: National Research Council introduction (administrative actions, including committee introductions and composition/balance/bias discussions for committee members), statement of task for the committee and background review with sponsor, receive detailed process and equipment briefings, review preliminary report outline and report writing process, confirm committee writing assignments, and decide future meeting dates and next steps.


Briefings and Discussions


Consideration of Statement of Task: Richard Ayen, Committee Chair; Ray Malecki, Office of Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) Program


Dynasafe Detonation Chamber: Harley Heaton, Vice President for Research, UXB International, Inc.


Nonstockpile Experience at Pine Bluff and Schofield Barracks: Allan Caplan, Project Engineer, Non-Stockpile Program, Chemical Materials Agency


Controlled Detonation Chambers: D. Brint Bixler, Vice President, CH2M HILL


SITE VISIT, MAY 12-13, 2008

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, HAWAII


Objective: Richard J. Ayen, Committee Chair, travels to Schofield Barracks to witness the final control detonation chamber (CDC) operations.


TELECONFERENCE, MAY 22, 2008

COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT AND THE COMMITTEE


Objective: To learn about the Colorado regulator’s perspective on explosive detonation technologies.


SECOND COMMITTEE MEETING, MAY 28-29, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C.


Objectives: National Research Council composition/balance/bias discussions for committee members, receive detailed process and equipment briefings, review preliminary report draft and report writing process, confirm committee writing assignments, and decide future meeting dates and next steps.


Briefings and Discussions


Chairman’s Observations on the Schofield Barracks Process: Richard Ayen, Committee Chair


DAVINCH: Kiyoshi J. Asahina, Chief of Technology, Chemical Weapons Demilitarization (CWD) Projects Department, Kobe Steel, Ltd.



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement



Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.
Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter. Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines.

OCR for page 111
appendix B committee meetings and site Visits FirsT commiTTee meeTiNG, maY 7-8, 2008 siTe VisiT, maY 12-13, 2008 WashiNGToN, d.c. schoField Barracks, haWaii Objectives: National Research Council introduction Objective: Richard J. Ayen, Committee Chair, travels to (administrative actions, including committee introduc- Schofield Barracks to witness the final control detona- tions and composition/balance/bias discussions for tion chamber (CDC) operations. committee members), statement of task for the com- mittee and background review with sponsor, receive TelecoNFereNce, maY 22, 2008 detailed process and equipment briefings, review colorado deParTmeNT oF PuBlic healTh preliminary report outline and report writing process, aNd eNViroNmeNT aNd The commiTTee confirm committee writing assignments, and decide future meeting dates and next steps. Objective: To learn about the Colorado regulator’s per- spective on explosive detonation technologies. Briefings and discussions secoNd commiTTee meeTiNG, maY 28-29, 2008 Consideration of Statement of Task: Richard Ayen, WashiNGToN, d.c. Committee Chair; Ray Malecki, Office of Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) Program Objectives: National Research Council composition/ balance/bias discussions for committee members, Dynasafe Detonation Chamber: Harley Heaton, Vice receive detailed process and equipment briefings, President for Research, UXB International, Inc. review preliminary report draft and report writing process, confirm committee writing assignments, and decide future meeting dates and next steps. Nonstockpile Experience at Pine Bluff and Schofield Barracks: Allan Caplan, Project Engineer, Non- Stockpile Program, Chemical Materials Agency Briefings and discussions Controlled Detonation Chambers: D. Brint Bixler, Vice Chairman’s Observations on the Schofield Barracks President, CH2M HILL Process: Richard Ayen, Committee Chair DAVINCH: Kiyoshi J. Asahina, Chief of Technology, Chemical Weapons Demilitarization (CWD) Projects Department, Kobe Steel, Ltd. 

OCR for page 111
 ASSESSMENT OF EXPLOSIVE DESTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES TelecoNFereNce, auGusT 18, 2008 Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board u.s. armY chemical maTerials aGeNcY (DDESB) Permits for Detonation Technologies: Steve aNd The commiTTee Hoffman, Chemical Materials Agency Objectives: To discuss recent meeting with DDESB Community Relations: Katherine DeWeese, Director, personnel, discuss the practicality of destroying over- Communications and Congressional Affairs, Office of packed munitions in the TDC and the EDS, and confirm the ACWA Program the DDESB requirement for a particular ratio of donor explosive to propellant when destroying rockets and TelecoNFereNce, julY 22, 2008 rocket motors. keNTuckY deParTmeNT For eNViroNmeNTal ProTecTioN aNd The commiTTee Third commiTTee meeTiNG, auGusT 25-27, 2008 j. erik joNssoN ceNTer, Woods hole, Objective: To learn about the Kentucky regulator’s massachuseTTs perspective on explosive detonation technologies. Objectives: To review preliminary concurrence draft, siTe VisiTs, auGusT 3-7, 2008 determine what is not yet known and how to learn PoelkaPelle, BelGium, aNd mÜNsTer, it, sign concurrence documents, and to lay out a path GermaNY forward. Objective: Douglas M. Medville, Committee Vice Chair, travels to examine the DAVINCH and static detonation chamber (SDC) systems.