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“I also want to thank Daryl Kimball and the Arms Control Association for allowing me to address all of you today and for being such effective advocates for sensible policies to stem the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and most importantly, reduce the risk of nuclear war.”

– Joseph Biden, Jr.
Senator
January 28, 2004
Figure Accompanying: Beyond the Chemical Weapons Stockpile

by Milton E. Blackwood, Jr.

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Figure 1: Potential Chemical Warfare Materiel Burial Sites

(Site Locations Listed Below Map)

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Alabama (32): Ft. McClellan, Redstone Arsenal, Camp Sibert, Theodore Naval Ammunition Magazine

Alaska (10): Gerstle River Test Site, Cape Yakak Radio Station, Gerstle River Expansion Area, Chicagof Harbor, Unalaska Island, Ft. Richardson, Ft. Wainwright

Arizona (4): Yuma Proving Ground, Camp Navajo

Arkansas (12): Ft. Chaffee, Pine Bluff Arsenal, Southwestern Proving Ground,

California (4): Ft. Ord, Santa Rosa Army Air Field, Edwards Air Force Base, Mount Shasta

Colorado (9): Pueblo Depot Activity, Rocky Mountain Arsenal

District of Columbia (2): American University

Florida (10): Withlacoochee, Brooksville Army Air Field, MacDill Air Force Base, Bushnell Army Air Field, Chassahowitzka Swamp, Drew Field, Dry Tortugas Keys, Ft. Pierce, Lakeland Army Air Field

Georgia (3): Ft. Gillem, Manchester, Ft. Benning

Hawaii (4): Schofield Army Barracks, Kipapa Ammunition Storage, Waiakea Forest Reserve

Idaho (1): Targhee National Forest

Illinois (5): Ft. Sheridan, Savanna Army Depot Activity

Indiana (3): Newport Chemical Activity, Camp Atterbury, Naval Surface Center (Crane Division)

Iowa (1): Camp Dodge, Polk County National Guard Target Range

Kansas (1): Marysville

Kentucky (3): Blue Grass Army Depot, Ft. Knox

Louisiana (6): Barksdale Air Force Base, Camp Claiborne, England Air Force Base, Ft. Polk, Mississippi River, Concord Spur

Maryland (13): Aberdeen Proving Ground-Edgewood Area, Ft. Meade

Massachusetts (1): Ft. Devens

Michigan (1): Chemical Warfare Development Division

Mississippi (7): Columbus Army Airfield (Columbus Air Force Base), Jackson, Camp Shelby, Camp Van Dorn, Horn Island

Missouri (1): Camp Crowder

Nebraska (1): Nebraska Ordnance Plant

Nevada (3): Hawthorne Army Depot

New Jersey (5): Raritan Arsenal, Ft. Hancock, Naval Air Warfare Center (Aircraft Div./Lakehurst), Delaware Ordnance Works

New Mexico (1): Ft. Wingate Depot Activity

New York (2): Camp Hero, Mitchell Field

North Carolina (2): Laurinburg-Maxton Army Air Base, Marine Corps Base (Camp Lejeune)

Ohio (2): Cleveland Plant, Ravenna Army Ammunition Plant

Oregon (1): Umatilla Depot Activity

Pennsylvania (1): Defense Distribution Region East (New Cumberland Army Depot)

South Carolina (2): Charleston Naval Weapons Station (South Annex)

South Dakota (4): Black Hills Ordnance Depot

Tennessee (2): Defense Depot Memphis

Texas (6): Camp Barkeley, Ft. Hood, Camp Bullis, Camp Stanley Storage Activity, San Jacinto Ordnance Depot

Utah (48): Defense Depot Ogden, Wendover Bombing and Gunnery Range, Tooele Army Depot, Dugway Proving Ground, Dugway Proving Grounds (Southern Triangle and Skull Valley areas)

Virginia (1): Ft. Belvoir

Washington (1): Submarine Base Bangor

Wyoming (1): F. E. Warren Air Force Base

U.S. Virgin Islands (8): Water Island ...Back to text


Milton E. Blackwood, Jr. is a post doctoral associate with the Peace Studies Program at Cornell University.