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Local News
4:20 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Army Plans to Test Rocket Fuel at Bluegrass Depot

The Army says it’s time to test the stability of aging rocket fuel stored at the Bluegrass Army Depot inRichmond.

This winter, propellant from 44 rockets will be removed, with most of it trucked to New Jersey for safety tests. Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Grice, who commands the operation, says there will be numerous safeguards in place. The biggest risk is the accidental ignition of a rocket motor.

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