Chemical Weapons News – March 16

Video From UH Subs Show Munitions On Ocean Floor – MSNBC
Deep-sea submersibles from the University of Hawaii returned from a mission to determine what to do with possible chemical munitions in the ocean off Pearl Harbor…

Scientists Develop CW Decontamination Wipe – Global Security Newswire
A Texas-based team has used federal funding to create a wipe that would neutralize chemical warfare materials released in a terrorist attack…

“Chemical Ali” Sentenced for 1992 Killings – Global Security Newswire
The former Iraqi official best known as “Chemical Ali” received a 15-year prison sentence today for abetting the 1992 execution of 42 people over alleged business abuses…

‘Chemical Ali,’ others sentenced in Iraq – UPI
A former senior Iraqi official under President Saddam Hussein known as “Chemical Ali” has drawn a 15-year prison sentence for war crimes…

Advisory co-chair wants decision on chemical weapons hydrolysate – The Richmond Register
The co-chair of the community advisory board that met Tuesday for a progress update on construction of the chemical weapons destruction plant at the Blue Grass Army Depot expressed displeasure about the lack of progress in one aspect of the project…

Libya Frustrated by Payback for Abolishing WMD Programs – Global Security Newswire
Libyan officials have complained recently that the United States has not delivered benefits promised for Tripoli’s 2003 decision to abandon its WMD programs…

Libya Complains – The New York Times
Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi did the right thing five years ago in deciding to end Libya’s illicit nuclear and chemical weapons programs…

Officers receive truck for Chemical Biological Nuclear Response Team – Rome News Tribune
Local law enforcement officials have received a new truck that would aid response against possible chemical, biological or nuclear weapon attacks…

Activist Seeks Information on CW Destruction Waste Plans – Global Security Newswire
An environmental activist called Tuesday for officials to say when they would decide on a plan for disposing of wastewater produced through neutralizing chemical warfare materials stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Kentucky…

Kettering University research could help protect troops from chemical warfare – mlive
The Pentagon’s investment in Flint is paying off. Millions of dollars of research at Kettering University for the U.S. Department of Defense could help better protect troops from chemical warfare…

LTTE plot for mass scale chemical attack barred – Ministry of Defence, Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan soldiers of Army 57 Division on Tuesday, the 5th of March found a large stock of gas masks and chemical resistant costumes from a captured LTTE camp in Udayarkattukulam North…

Army Depot pilot plant to get new project manager – The Richmond Register
Jeffrey L. Brubaker has been selected as the project site manager for the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant in Richmond…

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