Issue Date: April 30, 2012
Getting Rid Of Chemical Weapons
The Department of Defense says it will cost about $2.6 billion more and take two years more than previously estimated to completely eliminate the nation’s remaining stockpile of obsolete chemical weapons.
The total projected cost for destruction programs at the last two military installations where chemical warfare materials are stored is now $10.6 billion.
The Pentagon says the weapons held at the Blue Grass Army Depot, in Madison County, Ky., likely will . . .
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