NPR logo

Chemical Weapons Destruction May Pose a Hazard

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/865375/865376" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Chemical Weapons Destruction May Pose a Hazard

U.S.

Chemical Weapons Destruction May Pose a Hazard

Chemical Weapons Destruction May Pose a Hazard

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/865375/865376" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

New incinerators built to destroy U.S. chemical weapons may present a risk for nearby residents, according to a report from the National Research Council. The U.S. Army must eliminate 31,000 tons of chemical agents stored at eight locations. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.