Accession Number : ADA633570


Title :   Environmental Assessment of the Construction of the Joint Use Small Arms Range for the 934th Airlift Wing at Minneapolis-St. paul International Airport Air Reserve Station, Minnesota


Corporate Author : E2M ENGINEERING-ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT INC FAIRFAX VA


Personal Author(s) : Baxter, Louise ; Collinsworth, Suanne ; Cauley, Shannon ; Hare, Gustin ; Goodfellow, Sue ; Gottlieb, Stuart ; Kelly, Bridget ; Koenig, Daniel ; McCain, Sean ; Moran, Michael


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a633570.pdf


Report Date : Oct 2006


Pagination or Media Count : 121


Abstract : This EA contains specific information regarding the purpose of and need for the Proposed Action, a detailed description of the Proposed Action, the alternatives to the Proposed Action, and the No Action Alternative. The Proposed Action includes the demolition of the existing small arms range and the construction of a new, partially contained range. The shooting area would be designed and constructed as a single enclosure, divided into two separate sections, totaling 28 expanded firing positions. This EA has been prepared to evaluate the Proposed Action, alternatives to the Proposed Action, and the No Action Alternative. Impact categories that are considered in the impact analysis include noise, land use, air quality, safety, geological resources, water resources, biological resources, cultural resources socioeconomics and environmental justice, infrastructure, and hazardous materials and wastes. The EA is being made available to the public prior to completion. This EA was made available for public review and comment beginning August 31, 2006 and ending September 30, 2006. Comments received from this review were addressed in the EA. Letters received from the review period are contained in Appendix B.


Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE FACILITIES , *CONSTRUCTION , *ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT , *RANGES(FACILITIES) , AIR QUALITY , CULTURAL RESOURCES , DEMOLITION , GEOLOGY , HAZARDOUS MATERIALS , HAZARDOUS WASTES , INFRASTRUCTURE , LAND USE , NATURAL RESOURCES , NOISE , SAFETY , WATER RESOURCES


Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Environmental Health and Safety


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE