Accession Number:

ADA586799

Title:

Evaluation of Consideration and Incorporation of Green and Sustainable Remediation (GSR) Practices in Army Environmental Remediation. Volume 1

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS OMAHA NE ENVIRONMENTAL AND MUNITIONS CENTER OF EXPERTISE DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-08-27

Pagination or Media Count:

506.0

Abstract:

The US Army Corps of Engineers USACE Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise EM CX and their contractor Tetra Tech have conducted a Study that follows the process of considering, incorporating, documenting, and evaluating the benefits of green and sustainable remediation GSR practices hereafter referred to as the Study . The objectives of the Study were to 1 Follow the consideration and incorporation of GSR practices on Army environmental remediation projects 2 Ascertain the effectiveness of the GSR practices considered and incorporated and 3 Provide procedures by which GSR practices shown to be effective can be identified, considered, implemented and documented by Project Teams working on Army sites. This report includes a summary of the Study execution and Pilot Projects, including findings and lessons learned. Recommendations for consideration by the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management OACSIM regarding development of Army-wide GSR guidance and policy, and recommendations for USACE regarding USACE GSR guidance, have been provided separately to the Army and are currently under internal review.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Sociology and Law
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE