Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass Submitting Modification Requests to Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection


Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass, which operates the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) is submitting two Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Class 2 permit modification requests to the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KDEP) for review and approval.

The two RCRA modifications are for the Vertical Rocket Cutting Machines (VRCM) and Rocket Non-Destruction Examination (RNDE) and treatment of VX rockets.

The BGCAPP facility is currently permitted under a RCRA Part B permit by KDEP.

The RCRA permit modification requests are being placed before the public for a 60-day comment period beginning December 17, 2020 and ending February 15, 2021. All written comments must be submitted by close of business on February 15th, 2021 to Mr. Brandon May, via email at

For members of the public who may have questions, BGCAPP personnel will be able to provide answers throughout the public comment period. Please submit questions to or call (859) 626-8944.