Stories tagged: Umatilla Chemical Depot
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Army closer to relinquishing ownership of chemical depot
The U.S. Army has submitted a draft agreement to transfer ownership of the former Umatilla Chemical Depot into local control.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
Fire scorches nearly 5 square miles near Umatilla, Oregon
The Hermiston Fire Department said a wildfire has scorched nearly 5 square miles and burned several buildings at the former Umatilla Chemical Depot.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2011, 10:11 a.m.
Workers to destroy chemical weapons in Northwest
Workers in northeast Oregon today are expected to begin incinerating the last of the chemical weapons stored in the Northwest as part of the U.S. stockpile, ending a nearly 50-year …
Mon., June 8, 2009, 8:24 a.m.
Umatilla to destroy last weapons. Now what?
HERMISTON, Ore. — After more than 45 years, the days of the Umatilla Chemical Depot are numbered. The depot is preparing to incinerate its hefty supply of mustard gas, the …