Accession Number:

ADA275593

Title:

Environmental Compliance Assessment and Management System Program (ECAMP). U.S. Air Force European Economic Community (EEC)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

280.0

Abstract:

In response to the growing number of environmental laws and regulations worldwide, the Air Force adopted an environmental compliance program that identifies compliance problems before they are cited as violations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency USEPA. Beginning in 1984, the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, in cooperation with the Air Force Engineering and Services Center, began research on ECAMP. Federal, Department of Defense DOD, and Air Force environmental regulations, along with documentation of good management practices and risk-management information, were integrated into a series of checklists that show 1 legal requirements and 2 specify items or operations to review. Assessment protocols list a point of contact to help assessors review the checklists as effectively as possible. The Worldwide ECAMP incorporates existing USEPA and private industry checklists, and integrates the DOD Overseas Environmental Baseline Guidance Document OEBGD, published in October 1992. Additionally, Worldwide ECAMP includes pertinent information from Air Force Regulations, DOD Directives and Instructions, and cited good management practices for overall environmental review. The EEC manual supplements Worldwide ECAMP with existing EEC directives, regulations, and decisions and suggested management practices. The program was tested at Aviano Air Force Bass AFB, Italy in November 1992 and Soesterberg AFB, Netherlands in June 1993. Environmental compliance assessment and management program, Environmental laws and regulations, U.S. Air Force, Environmental checklists, European economic community.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE