Sarah Rankin, The Associated Press

  • A new, modernized NAC/SAC facility was constructed at Radford Army Ammunition Plant in 2010. It provides acid for nitrocellulose used to make ammunition for all service members. (Army)
    Drone testing finds some elevated pollutants at Army plant

    Researchers who flew a drone over the open burning of hazardous waste at an Army ammunition plant in Virginia found arsenic, lead and other pollutants at higher-than-expected levels, according to a draft report obtained by The Associated Press.