WASHINGTON, DC – CSWAB is pleased to report that representatives of the Cease Fire Campaign are invited speakers at an upcoming national meeting on safer alternatives to open burning/open detonation (OB/OD) of conventional munitions. Steering Committee members Jane Williams and Frances Kelley will address the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) in Washington DC in late October. Their presentation will focus on the effects of OB/OD on communities and the wide availability of alternative technologies.
The second meeting and live webcast of the NAS Committee on Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions will be on October 23-24, 2017. Other invited speakers will discuss factors affecting demilitarization, the EPA position on open burning and open detonation, static detonation chambers, and water cutting for large munitions. To learn more about the meeting and download the preliminary program, please visit the meeting webpage.
WEBCAST: Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions
The webcast will run from 11am-5pm EDT on October 23 and from 8:30am-12pm EDT on October 24. To register for the webcast, please click here.
For those who wish to attend in person at the Keck Center in Washington, DC, please contact Deanna Sparger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The postal address for comments to the Committee is:
Mr. Todd Kimmell, Chair
Mr. Douglas Medville, Vice Chair
Committee on Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions
Board on Army Science and Technology
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
500 5th Street, NW, Keck 940
Washington, DC 20001
Presentations and webcast for August 23 – 24, 2017 meeting: