Accession Number:

ADA383113

Title:

Procedures for Determining Integrity of UXO and Explosives Soil Contamination at Firing Ranges

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Report Date:

2000-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

Unexploded Ordnance UXO is military munitions that have been prepared for action, fired, dropped, or buried, and remain undetonated, posing a hazard to operations, personnel, or material The 1997 UXO Clearance Report to Congress estimates that millions of square meters acres throughout the United States, including 1,900 Formerly Used Defense Sites FUDS and 130 Base Realignment and Closure BRAC installations, potentially contain UXO Implementation of the Range Rule, which will identify the process for evaluating appropriate response actions on Closed, Transferred, and Transferring Military Ranges, will potentially add millions of additional acres to the Armys UXO cleanup liability.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE