Accession Number : ADA608502


Title :   Environmental Assessment for East Housing Area Solar Energy Project, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California


Descriptive Note : Final environmental assessment


Corporate Author : URS GROUP INC SAN FRANCISCO CA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a608502.pdf


Report Date : Jul 2014


Pagination or Media Count : 265


Abstract : In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations, and the U.S. Air Force s (USAF) Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) regulations, this Environmental Assessment (EA) evaluates the potential environmental impacts associated with constructing, operating and maintaining (O&M) a solar photovoltaic (PV) energy facility to provide electricity to Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in Santa Barbara County, California. The NEPA of 1969, as amended, and CEQ regulations require lead agencies to evaluate the potential impacts of major federal actions on the surrounding environment. The USAF is the lead agency.


Descriptors :   *HOUSING(DWELLINGS) , *SOLAR ENERGY , AIR FORCE FACILITIES , ELECTRICITY , ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT , ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT , FACILITIES , REGULATIONS , UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT


Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE