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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans and efforts for transporting U.S. chemical weapons from West Germany to Johnston Atoll for storage and eventual disposal, focusing on: (1) the removal plan's technical and operational risk and public safety; (2) moving costs; (3) the move's impact on Johnston Atoll; and (4) DOD efforts to produce an adequate binary chemical weapons stockpile prior to the move.

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