KKTV 11 News | Colorado Springs, Pueblo | Pueblo News

Army To Destroy Thousands Of Mustard Agent Shells In Pueblo

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

The Army says it expects to use explosives to destroy as many as 38,000 mustard agent shells at the Pueblo Chemical Depot.

It had once said 40,000 would be exploded.

Most of the Depot's 780,000 shells will be destroyed with water and bacteria. However, that process won't work on all shells, which is why they'll need to be blown up.


KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 104073013