Nearly two years ago, the State of Louisiana entered into a contract with Explosive Service International on June 17, 2015, to complete the destruction of approximately 15,687,247 pounds of M6 propellant and approximately 320,890 pounds of Clean Burning Igniter stored at Camp Minden.
The destruction of the M6 and CBI has been successfully completed in accordance with the contract.
ESI is currently conducting clean-up activities, which will take approximately 30 days and will include the burning of any residual debris. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will also conduct air, water and soil sampling. At the conclusion of the clean-up activities, burn