Blue Grass Army Depot Central Kentucky Counties Participate in Chemical Disaster Drill By Stu Johnson (KPR) • Sep 21, 2016 PEO ACWA / Flickr (Creative Commons License) Officials at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Wednesday, staged a simulated chemical accident. It’s part of the annual exercise which involves emergency response officials in ten Kentucky Counties. Change in Nerve Agent Disposal Process Under Consideration at Blue Grass Army Depot By Stu Johnson (KPR) • Dec 17, 2014 Discussions are underway regarding proposed changes in the process of disposing chemical weapons at the Blue Grass Army Depot. McConnell Opposes Military Strikes Against Syria, Wants to Explore Diplomatic Options By John Null • Sep 10, 2013 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says a Russian diplomatic proposal that would secure and eventually destroy the Syrian chemical weapons stockpile is worth exploring. McConnell drew parallels to the destruction of chemical weapons housed at the Blue Grass Army Depot near Lexington during his remarks on the Senate floor Tuesday.