Utah Chemical Weapons Incinerator Torn Down
Stockton, Utah (CNN) - Thursday, workers started to tear down a 3-billion dollar army incinerator in Stockton Utah.
The Tooele chemical agent disposal facility is where much of the United States' chemical weapons destruction work was done between 1996 and 2012.
The depot once stored over 13-thousand tons of chemical agents, which totaled more than 44-percent of the nation's original stockpile.
Workers at tocdf safely eliminated the deteriorating chemical weapons under the provisions of the international chemical weapons convention treaty.
The job is expected to take 9 months.