Accession Number:

ADA248590

Title:

Enhanced Preliminary Assessment

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

WESTON (ROY F) INC WEST CHESTER PA

Report Date:

1992-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

359.0

Abstract:

An Enhanced Preliminary Assessment was conducted at Fort Benjamin Harrison FBH Indiana, which is located approximately 12 miles from downtown Indianapolis in Lawrence Township, Marion County. FBH contains 2,501 acres, of which approximately 1,069 acres is covered by woodlands. Activities at FBH include administration, training, housing, and support. Sensitive environments at FBH include wetlands, habitat areas for the endangered Indiana bat, endangered plants, and historically and archeologically significant areas. FBH is a U.S. Army Soldier Support Center under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command TRADOC. Based on information obtained during and subsequent to a site visit 15 through 18 October 1991, 36 types of Areas Requiring Environmental Evaluation AREEs were identified and grouped by the following categories Facility Operations MaintenanceFueling Operations Water Treatment Operations Training Areas Hazardous Materials StorageWaste Handling Areas Sanitary Wastewater Treatment Plants Storage Tanks Landfills Incinerators Medical Facilities Burn Pit Areas Spill Areas Ammunition Storage Coal Storage and Facility-wide AREEs. This report presents a summary of findings for each AREE and recommendations for further action. Fort Benjamin Harrison, Base closure program, Areas Requiring Environmental Evaluation AREEs , Human receptors, Environmental receptors, Sampling assessment.

Subject Categories:

  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE