Professional Development Meeting

“Chemical Weapons Destruction in the Bluegrass”

          

Presented by Douglas Omichinski

Project Manager for the Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass

Tuesday, March 10, 2015    

Ramada Inn - North Lexington         2143 N. Broadway, (I-64/75 Ex 113)   Lexington, KY 859/ 299-1261

The Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass Team is responsible for designing, constructing, testing, operating and closing the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant.

The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant is a state-of-the-art facility being built to safely destroy the chemical weapons stockpile currently in storage at the Blue Grass Army Depot near Richmond, Kentucky.

The Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) is one of nine Army installations in the United States and currently stores chemical weapons. The Blue Grass Chemical Activity (BGCA), a tenant organization of the depot that reports to the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Activity (CMA), is responsible for the safe, secure storage of the chemical weapons stockpile stored at the depot, which comprises 523 tons of nerve agents GB and VX, and mustard agent in projectiles, warheads and rockets.

OUR PRESENTER: Douglas Omichinski, served as Project Manager for Bechtel’s assignment to design, build, operate and close the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant. Doug has 32 years of international and domestic experience with Bechtel on 22 large, complex construction/engineering projects.

Space is limited     Reservation Deadline:      10am, Monday, March 9th

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