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APPENDIX B Meetings and Site Visits COMMITTEE MEETING 1, AUGUST 25-27, 1997 Edgewood, Maryland NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee mem- bers: Richard Ayen; Joan Berkowitz, Willard Gekler, Walter May, Kirk Newman, William Rhyne, Stanley Sandier, Randy Seeker, Leo Weitzman. BAST liaison: Lawrence Delaney. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun, Douglas Bauer, Jenifer Austin, Shirel Smith. Objectives Welcome and introduce new members; complete ad- ministrative matters; complete discussion of composi- tion and balance; perform historical review; tour the chemical demilitarization training facility (CDTF) to familiarize committee with the baseline program and technology; discuss preliminary evaluation criteria; re- view report concept, outline, and strategy; finalize objec- tives, location, and date of the next committee meeting. COMMITTEE MEETING 2, OCTOBER 21-22, 1997 Phoenix, Arizona NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee mem- bers: Richard Ayen; Joan Berkowitz, Hank Jenkins 192 Smith, John Margrave, Walter May, Kirk Newman, William Rhyne, Stanley Sandier, Randy Seeker, Leo Weitzman. BAST liaison: Lawrence Delaney. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun, Jenifer Austin, Margo Francesco. Objectives Receive briefing from Department of Defense (DOD) on results of the selection process; meet jointly with Dialogue members to hear their concerns and to discuss NRC/Dialogue interaction; receive briefings from technology providers that passed the DOD thresh- old (go/no-go) criteria; discuss and finalize technology evaluation criteria; re-examine committee composition for potential additions; organize committee into teams; finalize objectives, location, and date of the next com- mittee meeting. COMMITTEE MEETING 3, DECEMBER 11-12, 1997 Washington, D.C. NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee mem- bers: Richard Ayen; Joan Berkowitz, Nosa Egiebor, Willard Gekler, Hank Jenkins-Smith, John Margrave, Walter May, Kirk Newman, Jimmie Oxley, William Rhyne, Stanley Sandier, Leo Weitzman. BAST liaison: Lawrence Delaney. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun, Jenifer Austin.

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APPENDIX B Objectives Welcome and introduce two new members; com plete administrative matters; complete discussion of composition and balance; receive briefing from DOD on the results of the data-gap identification process; receive detailed briefings from technology providers that passed the DOD threshold (go/no-go) criteria; re- ceive update from Dialogue Citizens' Advisory Tech- nical Team (CATT) members; finalize objectives, lo- cation, and date of the next committee meeting; discuss locations and dates of visits to stockpile sites and tech- nology providers. SITE VISIT 1, FEBRUARY 16, 1998 Huntsville, Alabama NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee mem- bers: Joan Berkowitz, John Margrave, Kirk Newman. NRC staff Member: Robert Bailey. Objectives Receive presentations and data from technology pro- vider (Teledyne-Commodore) regarding solvated-elec- tron-based demilitarization system. Tour test facility. SITE VISIT 2, FEBRUARY 25, 1998 San Diego, California NRC Participants Committee members: Kirk Newman, Stanley Sandier, Leo Weitzman. NRC Staff member: Robert Bailey. Objectives Receive presentations and data from technology pro- vider (General Atomics) regarding hydrolysis/super- critical water oxidation (SCWO)-based demilitariza- tion system. Tour SCWO test facility. 193 S ITE Vl S IT 3, MARC H 5-6, 1 998 Harwell/Porton Down, United Kingdom NRC Participants Committee Chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee members: Willard Gekler, Kirk Newman, Randy Seeker, Leo Weitzman. NRC staff member: Bruce Braun. Objectives Receive presentations and data from technology pro- vider (AEA Technologies) regarding electrochemical- oxidation-based demilitarization system. Tour test facility. COMMITTEE MEETING 4, MARCH 12-13, 1998 Lexington/Richmond, Kentucky NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee mem- bers: Richard Ayen; Joan Berkowitz, Nosa Egiebor, Willard Gekler, Hank Jenkins-Smith, Walter May, Kirk Newman, Jimmie Oxley, William Rhyne, Stanley Sandier, Leo Weitzman. BAST liaison: Lawrence Delaney. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun, Jenifer Austin. Objectives Tour the Bluegrass Army Depot (B GAD) chemical weapons storage yard; discuss condition of stockpile and emergency planning with B GAD personnel; attend a Kentucky Citizens' Advisory Commission (CAC) meeting to solicit public input about proposed alterna- tives; review and revise first draft of report chapters; discuss the results of site visits to date; finalize objec- tives, location, and date of next committee meeting; finalize locations and dates of site visits.

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194 SITE VISIT 4, MARCH 30, 1998 Des Plaines, Illinois NRC Participants Committee members: Richard Ayen, Nosa Egiebor, Walter May, William Rhyne. NRC staff member: Robert Bailey. Objectives Receive presentations and data from technology pro- vider (Parsons-AlliedSignal) regarding hydrolysis/ biotreatment-based demilitarization system. Tour AlliedSignal research facility. SITE VISIT 5, APRIL 6, 1998 Toronto, Ontario NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee mem- bers: Hank Jenkins-Smith, John Margrave, Jimmie Oxley, William Rhyne, Randy Seeker. NRC staff member: Robert Bailey. Objectives Receive presentations and data from technology pro- vider (Burns & Roe) regarding plasma-arc-based de- militarization system. Tour research facility at Ontario Hydro Technologies and observe plasma waste con- verter (PWC) test unit. SITE VISIT 6, APRIL 8, 1998 Pine Bluff, Arkansas NRC Participants Committee members: Joan Berkowitz, Nosa Egiebor, Willard Gekler, Kirk Newman, Stanley Sandier. NRC staff member: Robert Bailey. ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR DEMILITARIZATION OF ASSEMBLED CHEMICAL WEAPONS Objectives Receive presentations and data from technology pro- vider (Lockheed Martin) regarding hydrolysis/SCWO/ gas-phase chemical reduction (GPCR)-based demilita- rization system. Tour SCWO facility for disposing of smokes and dyes at the Pine Bluff Arsenal. SITE VISIT 7, APRIL 14, 1998 Hawthorn, Nevada NRC Participants Committee members: Richard Ayen, Walter May, Kirk Newman, William Rhyne. NRC staff member: Robert Bailey. Objectives Receive presentations and data from technology pro- vider (ARCTECH, Inc.) regarding hydrolysis/humic- acid-based demilitarization system. Observe pilot-scale energetics-destruction system using remote camera. COMMITTEE MEETING 5, JUNE 11-13, 1998 Pueblo, Colorado NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee mem- bers: Richard Ayen; Joan Berkowitz, Willard Gekler, Hank Jenkins-Smith, John Margrave, Walter May, Jimmie Oxley, William Rhyne, Stanley Sandier, Randy Seeker, Leo Weitzman. BAST liaison: Lawrence Delaney. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun, Harrison Pannella, Jenifer Austin. Objectives Visit the Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) and meet with depot personnel to discuss site-specific problems with storage and demilitarization of munitions; receive briefing from DOD on the status of the Assembled Chemical Weapons Assessment (ACWA) program, especially status of demonstrations; receive briefing

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APPENDIX B from Dialogue CATT on their site visits; receive brief- ing on NRC Stockpile Committee SCWO report; at- tend PCD summer festival to obtain public input on alternatives; discuss risk perception and ways to evalu- ate public acceptability; discuss the results of commit- tee site visits since the last meeting; review and revise draft chapters, and finalize writing assignments; dis- cuss locations, dates, and objectives of next two com- mittee meetings. COMMITTEE MEETING 6, AUGUST 20-21, 1998 Irvine, California NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee Mem- bers: Richard Ayen; Joan Berkowitz, Nosa Egiebor, Willard Gekler, Walter May, John Margrave, Kirk Newman, William Rhyne, Stanley Sandier, Randy Seeker, Leo Weitzman. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun, Harrison Pannella, Jenifer Aus- tin. Objectives Conduct annual discussion of composition and bal- ance; receive briefing from DOD on status of ACWA program, especially progress towards demonstrations; review and revise first full-message draft of report; de- fine steps to concurrence draft of report; set goals for next meeting. COMMITTEE MEETING 7, OCTOBER 8-9, 1998 Wootis Hole, Massachusetts NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee mem- bers: Richard Ayen; Joan Berkowitz, Nosa Egiebor, Willard Gekler, Hank Jenkins-Smith, John Margrave, Walter May, Kirk Newman, Jimmie Oxley, William Rhyne, Stanley Sandier, Leo Weitzman. BAST liaison: Lawrence Delaney. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun, Harrison Pannella, Jenifer Austin. 195 Objectives Receive briefing from DOD on status of ACWA pro- gram, especially progress towards demonstrations; re- view and revise draft of report; define steps to concur- rence draft; set goals for next meeting. SITE VISIT 8, NOVEMBER 9, 1998 Deseret Chemical Depot, Utah NRC Participants Committee members: Richard Ayen, Walter May. NRC staff member: Robert Bailey. Objectives Observe equipment (at the Chemical Agent and Mu- nition Disposal Facility ECAMDS] ) to be used in gen- erating nerve agent hydrolysate for use in ACWA pro- gram demonstrations. Discuss system design and operation with cognizant CAMDS and contractor (Arthur D. Little) personnel. SITE VISIT 9, NOVEMBER 12, 1998 Huntsville, Alabama NRC Participants Committee members: Joan Berkowitz, Nosa Egiebor, John Margrave. NRC staff member: Robert Bailey. Objectives Discuss questions about process chemistry with the technology provider (Teledyne-Commodore) regarding solvated-electron-based demilitarization system. S ITE VI S IT 10, JAN UARY 1~15, 1999 Aberdeen Proving Ground, Marylanti NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee

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196 ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR DEMILITARIZATION OF ASSEMBLED CHEMICAL WEAPONS members: Joan Berkowitz, John Margrave, Jimmie Oxley, Stanley Sandier, Leo Weitzman. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun. Objectives Observe equipment to be used in the demonstration testing of (1) the Parsons-AlliedSignal biotreatment and catalytic oxidation unit operations for processing HD hydrolysate and (2) the Burns & Roe plasma waste- conversion system. Discuss system design and opera- tion with cognizant DOD and contractor personnel. S ITE Vl S IT 1 1, JAN UARY 25-26, 1 999 Deseret Chemical Depot and Dugway Proving Ground, Utah NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee members: Walter May, Leo Weitzman. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun. Objectives Observe equipment to be used in the demonstration testing of (1) the Parsons-AlliedSignal biotreatment and catalytic-oxidation unit operations for processing nerve agent hydrolysate; (2) the Parsons-AlliedSignal jet-cutting unit operations; and (3) the General Atom- ics energetics hydrolysis, metal-parts treatment, dun- nage treatment, and SCWO unit operations. Discuss system design and operation with cognizant DOD and contractor personnel. SITE VISIT 1 2, FEBRUARY 5, 1999 Pantex, Texas NRC Participants Committee members: Kirk Newman, Jimmie Oxley, William Rhyne. NRC staff member: Robert Bailey. Objectives Observe equipment to be used in generating ener- getics hydrolysate for use in the ACWA demonstra- tions. Discuss system design and operation with cogni- zant DOD, Department of Energy, and contractor personnel. SITE VISIT 1 3, FEBRUARY 1 1-1 2, 1999 Pasadena, California NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee members: Richard Ayen, Walter May, William Rhyne. Objectives Discuss questions about the latest version of the pro- posed process with the technology provider (Parsons- AlliedSignal). COMMITTEE MEETING 8, MARCH 11-13, 1999 Washington, D.C. NRC Participants Committee chair: Robert Beaudet. Committee mem- bers: Richard Ayen, Joan Berkowitz, Nosa Egiebor, Willard Gekler, Hank Jenkins-Smith, John Margrave, Walter May, Kirk Newman, Jimmie Oxley, William Rhyne, Stanley Sandler, Randy Seeker, Leo Weitzman. BAST liaison: Lawrence Delaney. NRC staff members: Robert Bailey, Bruce Braun, Harrison Pannella, Jenifer Austin. Objectives Receive briefing by DOD on the results of demon- stration testing to date; receive detailed briefings by technology providers that passed the DOD threshold (go/no-go) criteria detailing information generated since the selection of technology packages for dem- onstration; receive update from Dialogue CATT members; finalize concurrence draft of the report.