A Report on Base Reuse Planning at the Tustin Marine Corps Air Station
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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This report documents and examines the base closure and reuse planning process at the Tustin Marine Corps Air Station. A brief background discussion of base closure and reuse planning since 1960 is presented, followed by a chronology of events as they occurred at MCAS Tustin gathered primarily from personal interviews with participants. Key factors influencing the reuse planning process also are discussed. An illustrative economic analysis of various reuse alternatives and their effect on social welfare is presented, including an analysis of potential effects from the Presidentially proposed Community Reinvestment Program. The most significant outcome of the MCAS Tustin reuse planning process has been the forward looking approach taken by the City of Tustin and the Marine Corps toward requirements of the McKinney Act and preparation of the Environmental Impact ReportEnvironmental Impact Statement. Military base reuse planning, Base closure, Economic analysis, Environmental restoration, Marine corps, MCAS Tustin, MCAS El Toro, Community reinvestment program.
- Administration and Management
- Military Forces and Organizations
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies