Executive Correspondence to Chairman Anthony Principi and Commissioners James Hansen, Harold Gehman, and Sue Ellen Turner from Mark Souder (Member of Congress, IN) regarding the removal of the 122nd Air National Guad Figher Wing from Fort Wayne.
Disregard Restriction of Header and Footer: 03/23/2005 - Close Newport Chemical Depot upon completion of the destruction of stored chemical agents and the destruction of the production facilities. The 1987 Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty prohibits state parties from development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons. 100% of the chemical weapons and 100% of chemical weapons production faciliti7ies (CWPF) are to be destroyed by 20 April 2007. Treaty provisions allow for a one-time extension of up to 5 years for Category 1 chemical weapons but no extension is allowed for CWPF.