Accession Number:

ADA149883

Title:

Deployment Area Selection and Land Withdrawal/Acquisition. Chapter 4. M-X/MPS (M-X/Multiple Protective Shelter). Volume 3. Environmental Consequences to the Study Regions and Operating Base Vicinities.

Descriptive Note:

Preliminary final environmental impact statement.

Corporate Author:

HENNINGSON DURHAM AND RICHARDSON SANTA BARBARA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-10-02

Pagination or Media Count:

551.0

Abstract:

On October 2, 1981, the President announced his decision to cancel the M-X Multiple Protective Shelter MPS basing system. The Air Force was, at that time, working to prepare a Final Environmental Impact Statement FEIS for the MPS site selection process. This preliminary FEIS captures the environmental data and the analysis in the document that was nearing completion when the President decided to deploy the M-X system in a different manner. Areas studied included Nevada, Utah, New Mexico and Texas. Topics treated in this volume include Rural Land Use--Irrigated croplands, Grazing, Ranch and Farm houses Native Americans--Cultural resources, Water Accessibility and Agricultural land use, and Socioeconomic Pallontological, Archaeological and historical resources, Recreation Water quality, Other wildlife Aquatic species Significant natural areas Noise management Solid waste management Wastewater management Hazardous waste management Public health concerns and Visual resources.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE