Accession Number:

ADA279165

Title:

After Action Report for the Service Response Force Conducting Operation Safe Removal, 5 January - 3 February 1993

Descriptive Note:

Final rept., Jan-Feb 1993

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

Operation Safe Removal was the designation for an emergency Service Response Force SRF mission at Spring Valley, Washington, DC. The SRF work was designated Phase 1 of the clean-up of the former American University Experiment Station site, designated a Formerly Used Defense Site FUDS by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During Phase 1, the SRF safely recovered and removed 144 WWI era munitions, some of which contained toxic chemical agents, from a residential construction site. This operation was accomplished with the complete approval of environmental officials, local and state officials, DoD officials, and local residents.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE