Accession Number : ADA268623
Title : Environmental Impact Statement. Closure of Chanute Air Force Base
Descriptive Note : Draft rept.
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Report Date : Jan 1990
Pagination or Media Count : 98
Abstract : The U.S. Air Force proposed to withdraw military personnel and close Chanute Air Force Base prior to October, 1995. This proposal action is a result of the Defense Secretary's Commission on Base Realignment and Closure recommendations. The Quick Withdrawal and Closure Alternative was also eliminated as a result of the commissions recommendations and enabling legislation. The potential environmental consequences of the alternative were addressed under the following categories: general site description, physical environment, biological environment and human environment. This environmental impact statement only addressed biophysical affects of the withdrawal and closure process. A second environmental impact statement will be completed which will address the socioeconomic impacts of base closure and economic reuse and mitigation actions, as required.
Descriptors : *AIR FORCE FACILITIES , *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS , MILITARY PERSONNEL , MILITARY TRAINING , AIR QUALITY , WILDLIFE , WATER RESOURCES , NOISE , GEOLOGY
Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
Environmental Health and Safety
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE