Explosive Service International has been given the green light to begin full destruction of the remaining 15 million pounds of demilitarized M6 artillery propellant at Camp Minden.

Officials with the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it has completed its review of and approved the comprehensive performance test for the contained burn system.

Ron Hagar, chair of the Camp Minden Citizens Advisory Group, says this is good news for the citizens.

“They said they got the most dangerous stuff first,” he said. “We’re still concerned about the writing in the performance test to make sure they didn’t exempt themselves from the EPA standards

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