Accession Number : ADA279165


Title :   After Action Report for the Service Response Force Conducting Operation Safe Removal, 5 January - 3 February 1993


Descriptive Note : Final rept., Jan-Feb 1993


Corporate Author : EDGEWOOD RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD


Personal Author(s) : Smart, Jeffrey K


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a279165.pdf


Report Date : Mar 1994


Pagination or Media Count : 84


Abstract : Operation Safe Removal was the designation for an emergency Service Response Force (SRF) mission at Spring Valley, Washington, DC. The SRF work was designated Phase 1 of the clean-up of the former American University Experiment Station site, designated a Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During Phase 1, the SRF safely recovered and removed 144 WWI era munitions, some of which contained toxic chemical agents, from a residential construction site. This operation was accomplished with the complete approval of environmental officials, local and state officials, DoD officials, and local residents.


Descriptors :   *WASTE DISPOSAL , *CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS , *EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL , REMOVAL , EMERGENCIES , TOXIC HAZARDS , SITES , HAZARDOUS WASTES , CHEMICAL WARFARE LABORATORIES , BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY , DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA , EVACUATION , PHASE , MISSIONS , OPERATION , ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS


Subject Categories : Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE