Appendix B
Committee Meetings

FIRST MEETING
FEBRUARY 22-24, 2011, ABERDEEN, MARYLAND

Objectives

•  Conduct National Research Council (NRC) introduction to study procedure (administrative actions, committee introductions, composition/balance/bias discussions, portal usage, etc.)

•  Discuss approach to Statement of Task, including background, and confirm scope during a review with sponsor

•  Receive detailed briefings from ACWA staff and others

•  Refine working report outline and review report writing process

•  Appoint chapter leads and teams and make initial assignments

•  Develop plan for future meeting milestones

Briefings

ACWA Program Overview, James Richmond, Director, Risk Management, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives

PCAPP Site Project Overview, Scott Susman, PCAPP Systems Engineer, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives

BGCAPP Site Project Overview, Darren Dalton, BGCAPP Systems Engineer, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives

Relevant Health and Safety Standards, Peter Spaeth, Safety Engineer, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives

Relevant Environmental Standards, Vicki Strause, Environmental Scientist, and Jon Ware, Environmental Scientist, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives

Sources and Amounts of Agent-Contaminated Wastes, Gary S. Groenewold, Idaho National Laboratory, former member of NRC ACWA Secondary Waste Committee; current member of NRC Committee on Chemical Demilitarization



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Appendix B Committee Meetings FIRST MEETING FEBRUARY 22-24, 2011, ABERDEEN, MARYLAND Objectives Conduct National Research Council (NRC) introduction to study procedure (administrative actions, committee introductions, composition/balance/bias discussions, portal usage, etc.) Discuss approach to Statement of Task, including background, and confirm scope during a review with sponsor Receive detailed briefings from ACWA staff and others Refine working report outline and review report writing process Appoint chapter leads and teams and make initial assignments Develop plan for future meeting milestones Briefings ACWA Program Overview, James Richmond, Director, Risk Management, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives PCAPP Site Project Overview, Scott Susman, PCAPP Systems Engineer, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives BGCAPP Site Project Overview, Darren Dalton, BGCAPP Systems Engineer, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives Relevant Health and Safety Standards, Peter Spaeth, Safety Engineer, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives Relevant Environmental Standards, Vicki Strause, Environmental Scientist, and Jon Ware, Environmental Scientist, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives Sources and Amounts of Agent-Contaminated Wastes, Gary S. Groenewold, Idaho National Laboratory, former member of NRC ACWA Secondary Waste Committee; current member of NRC Committee on Chemical Demilitarization 143

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144 ASSESSMENT OF AGENT MONITORING STRATEGIES FOR BGCAPP AND PCAPP Current Monitoring Approaches in the Chemical Demilitarization Program, Jeff Kiley, Chief, Quality Assurance, U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency U.S. Army Technology Research in Low-Level Contaminant Monitoring Capabilities, H. Dupont Durst, Research Directorate, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center General Status Review on Low-Level Contaminant Monitoring Capabilities, R. Graham Cooks, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University Agent Fate Program and Other Relevant Work, H. Dupont Durst, Research Directorate, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center SECOND MEETING JUNE 28-30, 2011, PUEBLO, COLORADO Objectives Conduct NRC administrative actions, including composition and balance discussion for new member, and review NRC policies on intellectual property attributions Tour PCAPP site with emphasis on monitoring systems and procedures Obtain relevant information from site specialists and ACWA staff Review and refine draft text inputs for report Refine working report outline and reassess conformance with statement of task Identify additional information gathering needed Plan future activities, meetings, and text development deadlines Briefings Update on ACWA Program Developments, Carl Anderson, ACWA Safety & Surety Engineer PCAPP Site Orientation,Video presentation Monitoring Strategies, Walter Waybright, PCAPP Laboratory Manager (Battelle) Tour of Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant Open Discussion and Question and Answer Session

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APPENDIX B 145 THIRD MEETING AUGUST 15-16, 2011, KECK CENTER, WASHINGTON, D.C. Objectives Conduct committee discussions on constructing and coordinating the text of each chapter toward conceptually realistic situations relating to the potential applicability and utility of using new complementary monitoring methods at BGCAPP and PCAPP Review and discuss information received from sponsor Identify additional information gathering to be pursued Determine strategy for site visit to Blue Grass Army Depot Perform page-by-page review of current draft text for each chapter Develop and/or refine draft findings and recommendations along with necessary supporting text Determine dates and location for next full committee meeting Review NRC policies on intellectual property attributions Participants in Teleconference with ACWA Personnel: James Richmond, Director, Risk Management, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives Debra A. Michaels, Chemical Operations Officer, PCAPP Field Office Anthony Reed, Deputy Site Project Manager for BGCAPP John Coyne, SAIC, Risk Management/Chemistry/Science and Technology Susan Ankrom, SAIC, ACWA Deputy Program Manager Engineering Beth Haldane, SAIC, Chemist John Barton, Battelle, Chief Scientist Tommy Adams, Battelle, Laboratory Manager

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146 ASSESSMENT OF AGENT MONITORING STRATEGIES FOR BGCAPP AND PCAPP FOURTH MEETING BECKMAN CENTER, IRVINE, CALIFORNIA Objectives Conduct committee discussions on how well text of each chapter addresses developed scenarios relating to the potential applicability and utility of using new, complementary monitoring methods at BGCAPP and PCAPP Review and discuss recent information received from sponsor Perform page-by-page review of text for each chapter Develop and/or refine findings and recommendations along with necessary supporting text Produce preconcurrence draft Briefings ACWA Monitoring Update, Jeff Kiley, Chief, Quality Assurance, U.S. Army Element, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives