Enhanced Preliminary Assessment Fort Devens, Massachusetts
Final rept. Dec 1991-Apr 1992,
WESTON (ROY F) INC WEST CHESTER PA
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An Enhanced Preliminary Assessment was conducted at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, which is located approximately 40 miles west of Boston in Worcester and Middlesex Counties. Fort Devens contains 9,280 acres, consisting of Main, North, and South Post Areas. Activities at Fort Devens include administration, training, ammunition storage, maintenance, housing, and support. Sensitive environments at Fort Devens include wetlands, habitat areas for endangered species, endangered plants, and historically and archeologically significant areas. Fort Devens is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Army Forces Command FORSCOM, and its functions are to command, train, and provide logistical support for nondivisional troop units. Based on information obtained during and subsequent to a site visit 16 through 19 September 1991, 68 types of Areas Requiring Environmental Evaluation AREEs were identified and grouped by the following categories Incinerators Landfill Disposal Areas Wastewater Treatment Plant Storage Areas Waste Handling Areas Spills and Leaking Underground Storage Tank Areas and Facility-wide AREEs. This report presents a summary of findings for each AREE and recommendations for further action. Fort Devens. Base Closure Program. Areas Requiring Environmental Evaluation AREEs.
- Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
- Water Pollution and Control