RECENT CANADIAN EXPERIENCE IN CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENT DESTRUCTION. AN OVERVIEW

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Authors
  1. McAndless, J.M.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Suffield, Ralston ALTA (CAN)
Abstract
A Canadian chemical warfare agent destruction project (Swiftsure) was recently completed in which stokpiles of aged mustard, lewsite, nerve agents and contaminated scrap metal were incinerated or chemically neurtralized in a safe, environmentally- responsible manner. The project scope, destruction technologies, environmental monitoring and public consultation programs are described.
Report Number
DRES-626 —
Date of publication
01 Sep 1995
Number of Pages
27
DSTKIM No
95-04505
CANDIS No
153579
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