Accession Number : ADA636175


Title :   Environmental Assessment for the 920th Rescue Wing Beddown Patrick Air Force Base, Florida


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : BENHAM COMPANIES LLC NORMAN OK


Personal Author(s) : Harkness, David B ; Worthen, Laura ; Abernathy, Diane ; Johns, Larry ; Gilkison, Mary ; Bussey, Stan


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a636175.pdf


Report Date : Oct 2005


Pagination or Media Count : 185


Abstract : The Proposed Action is the Beddown and the development of the 920th RQW Complex at PAFB, Florida. Facilities would be constructed, renovated, and/or demolished to centralize the 920th RQW into a Complex at Patrick AFB. The proposed 920th Rescue Wing Complex will be located along Rescue Road in the River Industrial Area of PAFB. The 920th Rescue Wing s Complex Plan, dated March 2004, was developed from the Area Development Plan 3 (ADP 3) conceived as part of the Patrick Air Force Base General Plan, dated March 2004. ADP 3 area is located just south of the Main Base Area, and includes the Rescue Road corridor as well as a portion of Taxiway J and its associated operations. Training operations conducted by the 920th RWQ have already been analyzed in the Environmental Assessment for Search and Rescue Training, HH-60 and HC-130, 920th Rescue Group, 301st and 39th Rescue Squadrons, PAFB, Florida, October 2003 (920th Training EA) with public comment period and FONSI signed on December 11, 2003. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 United States Code 4321 et seq.), the United States Air Force (USAF) prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for 920th Rescue Wing Beddown. The EA conforms to the Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Air Force regulations for implementing NEPA (40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1500-1508, and 32 CFR 989, respectively). The EA is incorporated by reference.


Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE FACILITIES , *CONSTRUCTION , *ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT , AIR QUALITY , AIR SPACE , CULTURAL RESOURCES , DEMOLITION , ECOLOGY , GEOLOGY , HAZARDOUS MATERIALS , INFRASTRUCTURE , LAND USE , NOISE , SAFETY , SOILS , WASTE MANAGEMENT , WATER RESOURCES , WING LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS


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


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE