Accession Number:

ADA273371

Title:

Environmental Compliance. Guidance Needed in Programming Defense Construction Projects

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

The services program environmental compliance construction projects by identifying operations, equipment, and facilities that are or will be out of compliance verifying that requirements are for environmental compliance prioritizing requirements and budgeting funds. DOD installations are responsible for identifying, classifying, and prioritizing projects and submitting budget requests to higher commands for verification and approval. The Secretary of Defense has directed the services to make environmental compliance and protection a priority at all levels. Timely identification of construction projects can minimize costly clean up of hazardous waste and the potential danger to public health. Maintaining compliance with environmental regulations can minimize fines and penalties that are becoming more severe.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE