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18 January 2022 Army continues work to dispose of chemical weapons (U.S. Army) Destruction of the U.S. chemical weapons stockpile located at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot, Colorado and the Blue Grass Army Depot, Kentucky has reached the 75% completion mark, with a combined total of more than 2,352 U.S. tons of chemical agent …

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18 January 2022 Static detonation chambers likely to be used to destroy Colorado’s final chemical weapons (KUNC) A final push to rid the United States of the last of its chemical weapons is underway at an Army depot in Pueblo. It involves the use of static detonation chambers, a form of incineration that represents a …

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17 January 2022 International Chemical Trade Association endorse Hague Ethical Guidelines (OPCW) The International Chemical Trade Association (ICTA) has endorsed The Hague Ethical Guidelines, a set of principles developed under facilitation by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to promote a culture of responsible conduct in the chemical sciences and guard against the misuse …

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12 January 2022 UConn Health Researcher Investigates Treatment for Eye Injuries from Mass Chemical Weapons Attacks (UConn Today) Currently, there are no effective treatments for mustard gas injury. One of the main challenges is that a chemical weapon attack would be a mass casualty event and remedies would need to be deployed at the scale …

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11 January 2021 Arias Appointed for Second Term at OPCW (Arms Control Today) The member states of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have decided to renew the appointment of Fernando Arias as the organization’s director-general. His second term will run until July 2026. Arias’ election was one of several decisions that …

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10 January 2022 Video: I24 Interview with Paul Walker on Syria and Chemical Weapons (I24/Arms Control Association) Arms Control Association board vice chair Paul Walker speaks with France’s I24 News on Syria’s alleged continued use of chemical weapons.

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9 January 2022 US will also discuss with Russia issues not reflected in Moscow’s draft documents (Tass) The United States is going to discuss with Russia not only the issues raised by Moscow, but also security issues that were not included in the Russian proposals, a high-ranking US administration official told reporters on Saturday ahead …

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7 January 2022 Presidential Proclamation To Modify The Harmonized Tariff Schedules of The United States (JD Supra) This month a number of new and revised tariff provisions in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (“HTSUS”) will take effect. The 2022 HTSUS introduces new subheadings covering various controlled goods, such as chemicals controlled under …

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6 January 2022 As ISIL remains active in Syria, allegations of chemical weapons use need to be dealt with utmost attention: India (ThePrint) With ISIL remaining active in Syria and seeking to rebuild its combat capabilities, India has stressed that allegations of the use of chemical weapons need to be dealt with utmost attention, as …

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6 January 2022 Chinese envoy calls for objectivity in Syria chemical weapons issue (Xinhua) A Chinese envoy on Wednesday called for respecting the Chemical Weapons Convention, particularly as it relates to Syria. China also hopes that the OPCW Technical Secretariat and the OPCW director-general will uphold objectivity and impartiality and pursue unity and cooperation among states …

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