B
Committee Meetings and Other Activities1

FIRST MEETING

August 18-20, 1998

National Research Council

Washington, D.C.

Presentations:

Chemical Demilitarization Program

Col. Edmund Libby, Project Manager for Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel (NSCM)

Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program

Paul Bergeron, Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program

Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Disposal Program

Col. Edmund Libby, NSCM

Chemical Agent Identification Sets (CAIS) Disposal Issue

William Brankowitz, NSCM

Non-Stockpile Public/Stakeholder Involvement Program

Janice Brown, NSCM

Overview of CAIS Disposal Plans and Draft Report to Congress

Robert Wassman, Mitretek

Review of Study Task and Sponsor Expectations, Scope, and Terminology

Col. Edmund Libby, NSCM

Legal and Regulatory Issues

Robert Wassman, Mitretek

Ruth Flanders, NSCM

Technical Issues

Robert Wassman, Mitretek

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The committee also gathered additional information via telephone conference calls and by other means. Details are provided on the committee's webpage <http://www2.nas.edu/dmst/223a.html>.



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Disposal of Chemical Agent Identification Sets: Review of the Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Material Disposal Program B Committee Meetings and Other Activities1 FIRST MEETING August 18-20, 1998 National Research Council Washington, D.C. Presentations: Chemical Demilitarization Program Col. Edmund Libby, Project Manager for Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel (NSCM) Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program Paul Bergeron, Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Disposal Program Col. Edmund Libby, NSCM Chemical Agent Identification Sets (CAIS) Disposal Issue William Brankowitz, NSCM Non-Stockpile Public/Stakeholder Involvement Program Janice Brown, NSCM Overview of CAIS Disposal Plans and Draft Report to Congress Robert Wassman, Mitretek Review of Study Task and Sponsor Expectations, Scope, and Terminology Col. Edmund Libby, NSCM Legal and Regulatory Issues Robert Wassman, Mitretek Ruth Flanders, NSCM Technical Issues Robert Wassman, Mitretek 1   The committee also gathered additional information via telephone conference calls and by other means. Details are provided on the committee's webpage <http://www2.nas.edu/dmst/223a.html>.

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Disposal of Chemical Agent Identification Sets: Review of the Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Material Disposal Program Costs Arlene Wusterbarth, Mitretek Environmental and Worker/Public Safety Robert Wassman, Mitretek Risks Robert Wassman, Mitretek Public and Stakeholder Involvement Robert Wassman, Mitretek Task Summary and Future Requirements Robert Wassman, Mitretek Programmatics Col. Edmund Libby, NSCM SECOND MEETING October 28-29, 1998 National Research Council Washington, D.C. Presentations: Current Program Status and Issues Col. Edmund Libby, Project Manager for NSCM Rapid Response System and CAIS Disposal Larry Friedman, NSCM Rapid Response System Costs David Hildebrand, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) CAIS Discovery and Identification Training Steve Bird, NSCM Army Standards for CAIS Handling and Disposal in a Commercial Disposal Facility Steve Bird, NSCM Quantitative/Qualitative Risks of Handling, Identification, Packaging, Storage, Transport, and Disposal of Recovered CAIS Items Douglas Woody, SAIC Toxicity Comparison between CAIS and Other Hazardous Wastes Raymond Kutzman, Mitretek

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Disposal of Chemical Agent Identification Sets: Review of the Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Material Disposal Program The Non-Stockpile Public Outreach Program and the Status of the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Col. Edmund W. Libby, NSCM David Wilhelm, SAIC Congressional Staff Perspectives on the Study Jean Reed, House Committee on National Security Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Involvement in the NSCM: Overall Chemical Demilitarization Program (Stockpile & Non-Stockpile) James Michael, EPA EPA ''Munitions Rule" Kenneth Shuster, EPA EPA "Wastes of Concern" Project Dale Ruhter, EPA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Involvement in the NSCM Paul Joe, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Transportation Involvement in the NSCM George Cushmac, U.S. Department of Transportation Foreign Perspectives on Non-Stockpile Disposal Robert Shaw, Army Research Office Discussion with Members of the Non-Stockpile Forum Ross Vincent, Sierra Club Elizabeth Crowe, Kentucky Environmental Foundation Ted Henry, University of Maryland The Spring Valley Cleanup Effort James Sweeney, D.C. Department of Health Perspectives on Chemical Weapons Disposal Amy Smithson, Stimson Center Discussion with Members of the Citizens Advisory Commissions from Utah and Arkansas Major General John Matthews (retired,), Utah Major General Don Morrow, Arkansas

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Disposal of Chemical Agent Identification Sets: Review of the Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Material Disposal Program THIRD MEETING December 15-16, 1998 National Research Council Washington, D.C. Presentations: Two day writing session. No Presentations. FOURTH MEETING June 15-17, 1999 National Research Council Washington, D.C. Presentations: Evaluation of ACWA Technologies for PMNSCM George Bizzigotti, Mitretek Munitions Assessment and Processing System (MAPS) June 1999 Project Overview William Brankowitz, NSCM Munitions Management Device (MMD) Version 1. Alan Caplan, PMNSCM Technology Monitoring and Evaluation of the Non-Stockpile Program Joseph Cardito, Stone and Webster Engineering Corporation Public Response from the Non-Stockpile Citizens Coalition Elizabeth Crowe, Non-Stockpile Citizens Coalition Non-Intrusive Assessment Capabilities Ed Doyle, PMNSCM Single CAIS Access and Neutralization Systems (SCANS) Ed Doyle, PMNSCM Explosive Destruction System (EDS) Mike Duggan, PMNSCM ACWA Program and Demonstration Update Carl Eissner, SBCCOM Rapid Response System Update Larry Friedman, PMNSCM Non-Stockpile Waste Streams/Inventory/Monitoring John Gieseking, PMNSCM

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Disposal of Chemical Agent Identification Sets: Review of the Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Material Disposal Program Munitions Management Device-2 Jerry Hawks, PMNSCM U.S. Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project (NSCMP) Wayne Jennings, PMNSCM Alternative Technologies and Approaches Project Overview J.R Ward, ATAP SITE VISIT August 3-4, 1999 Dugway Proving Ground, Utah Deseret Chemical Depot, Utah Site Team (Committee and Staff) John Allen Joan Berkowitz Judith Bradbury Martin Edelson Sidney Green Douglas Medville Winifred Palmer Ronald Woodfin NRC Staff Michael Clarke Delphine Glaze Gregory Eyring Tour of Rapid Response System at Deseret Chemical Depot Hosts: Michael Nuttle, Harold Oliver, Walter Levi, Brett Simms Meeting with Utah Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) CA C members present: Dave Ostler, Rosemary Holt, John Matthews, Dan Bauer Tour of Supercritical Water Oxidation Facility at Dugway Proving Ground Hosts: William Dement, Charles Donaldson, Andrew Nifsi, Beryl Schwartz, Robert Edgin, Donald Spina, Bud Salzburg, Michael Spritzer