The Resource Review criteria for successful treatment of hydrolysate at the Pueblo chemical agent destruction pilot plant, Committee On Review Criteria for Successful Treatment of Hydrolysate at the Pueblo and Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant ; Board on Army Science and Technology ; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences ; National Research Council of the National Academies

Review criteria for successful treatment of hydrolysate at the Pueblo chemical agent destruction pilot plant, Committee On Review Criteria for Successful Treatment of Hydrolysate at the Pueblo and Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant ; Board on Army Science and Technology ; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences ; National Research Council of the National Academies

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Review criteria for successful treatment of hydrolysate at the Pueblo chemical agent destruction pilot plant
Title
Review criteria for successful treatment of hydrolysate at the Pueblo chemical agent destruction pilot plant
Statement of responsibility
Committee On Review Criteria for Successful Treatment of Hydrolysate at the Pueblo and Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant ; Board on Army Science and Technology ; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences ; National Research Council of the National Academies
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Language
eng
Summary
"One of the last two sites with chemical munitions and chemical materiel is the Pueblo Chemical Depot in Pueblo, Colorado. The stockpile at this location consists of about 800,000 projectiles and mortars, all of which are filled with the chemical agent mustard. Under the direction of the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternative Program (ACWA), the Army has constructed the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) to destroy these munitions. The primary technology to be used to destroy the mustard agent at PCAPP is hydrolysis, resulting in a secondary waste stream referred to as hydrolysate. PCAPP features a process that will be used to treat the hydrolysate and the thiodiglycol - a breakdown product of mustard - contained within. The process is a biotreatment technology that uses what are known as immobilized cell bioreactors. After biodegradation, the effluent flows to a brine reduction system, producing a solidified filter cake that is intended to be sent offsite to a permitted hazardous waste disposal facility. Water recovered from the brine reduction system is intended to be recycled back through the plant, thereby reducing the amount of water that is withdrawn from groundwater. Although biotreatment of toxic chemicals, brine reduction, and water recovery are established technologies, never before have these technologies been combined to treat mustard hydrolysate. At the request of the U.S. Army, Review Criteria for Successful Treatment of Hydrolysate at the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant reviews the criteria for successfully treating the hydrolysate. This report provides information on the composition of the hydrolysate and describes the PCAPP processes for treating it; discusses stakeholder concerns; reviews regulatory considerations at the federal, state, and local levels; discusses Department of Transportation regulations and identifies risks associated with the offsite shipment of hydrolysate; establishes criteria for successfully treating the hydrolysate and identifies systemization data that should factor into the criteria and decision process for offsite transport and disposal of the hydrolysate; and discusses failure risks and contingency options as well as the downstream impacts of a decision to ship hydrolysate offsite."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
CUS
Dewey number
358.34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
UG447
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
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Label
Review criteria for successful treatment of hydrolysate at the Pueblo chemical agent destruction pilot plant, Committee On Review Criteria for Successful Treatment of Hydrolysate at the Pueblo and Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant ; Board on Army Science and Technology ; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences ; National Research Council of the National Academies
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background -- Stakeholder Interests and Issues -- Regulatory Requirements for Offsite Hydrolysate Shipment and Treatment -- Transportation of Chemical Materials -- Hydrolysate Treatment Performance Goals -- Failure Risks, Systemization, and Contingency Options -- Appendix A: Statement of Task -- Appendix B: Public Interest and Input Documents -- Appendix C: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members -- Appendix D: Committee Meetings
Control code
ocn908109023
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 71 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309317894
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
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.b33956819
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)908109023
  • pebc0309317894

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