AGENDA Public Forum, June 30, 1993 Washington, D.C.

The following committee and U.S. Army presentations were made during the one-day forum:

Morning Session

(a) Briefing by Dr. John P. Longwell, Chairman, Committee on Alternative Chemical Demilitarization Technologies (Alternatives Committee), Review of committee's report Alternative Technologies for the Destruction of Chemical Agents and Munitions. This presentation was followed by a question and answer period.

Afternoon Session

(b) Briefing by Dr. Carl R. Peterson, Chairman, Committee on Review and Evaluation of the Army Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program (Stockpile Committee), including discussion on (1) introduction and background of the chemical disposal program and the Stockpile Committee's involvement in recommendations for alternative technologies; (2) description of the munitions; and (3) the technology evaluation considerations.

(c) Briefing by Mr. Charles Baronian, Program Manager and Technical Director for Chemical Demilitarization, on the Army's plans for its report to Congress and on the Army's mechanism and process for public participation.

(d) Briefing by Dr. B. John Garrick, Member, Stockpile Committee," Quantitative Risk Assessment."

A question and answer period followed the afternoon briefing session.


The forum was conducted by both the Alternatives and the Stockpile Committees. Attendees were as follows:

Committee on Alternative Chemical Demilitarization Technologies

Dr. John P. Longwell, Chairman

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. George Apostolakis

University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Joseph F. Bunnett

University of California, Santa Cruz

Dr. Peter S. Daley

Waste Management International

Dr. Gene H. Dyer

Bechtel Corporation, Retired

Dr. David S. Kosson

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Dr. Walter G. May

University of Illinois

Dr. Matthew Meselson

Harvard University

Dr. Henry Shaw

New Jersey Institute of Technology

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