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Environmental Assessment: Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Command (CERDEC) Flight Activity Facility at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey

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The Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Command CERDEC Flight Activity CFA proposes to construct and operate a Flight Activity Facility FAF on Parcel 22 near the approach end of Runway 24 Federal Aviation Administration Airport identifier NEL at LakehurstMaxfield Airfield, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst JB MDL. JB MDL is located in Central NJ and the proposed project would be located in the portion of the Joint Base that borders Jackson Township, NJ see Figure 1-1. The proposed FAF would provide high and low aircraft hangar bays, maintenance and fabrication shops, storage areas, and officemeeting space, as well as airfield apron area, a helicopter landing spot, and new taxiway to access the LakehurstMaxfield Airfield 0624 runway. This Environmental Assessment EA has been prepared to document the potential for environmental impacts resulting from proposed construction and operation of a new FAF at the JB MDL. This EA has been prepared under the provisions of, and in accordance with, the National Environmental Policy Act NEPA of 1969 42 United States Code USC 4321 et seq., Council of Environmental Quality CEQ Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA 40 Code of Federal Regulations CFR 1500-1508, and 32 CFR 989 Air Force Environmental Impacts Analysis Process. The CERDEC CFA at JB MDL is a component of CERDEC s Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate I2WD. CERDEC s I2WD s goal is to develop and apply emerging technology that will significantly advance the Soldier s fighting capabilities now and in the future CERDEC, 2011. The CFA employs approximately 225 personnel, of which approximately 185 are contractors.

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  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Civil Engineering

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