Environmental Assessment: Military Housing Privatization Initiative, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California
LABAT ENVIRONMENTAL INC BELLEVUE NE
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This EA evaluates the potential for environmental consequences from the proposed action and the no action alternative for implementing the MHPI at LA AFB. LA AFB currently has 618 housing units, and has a requirement for military family housing for 572 families. The proposed action is for the Air Force to convey the 618 existing housing units and certain associated improvements, and lease approximately 155 acres of land divided among four parcels, to a private real estate development and property management company. The Air Force proposes that the developer would demolish 45 existing units, renovate 220 units, and convert two 2-bedroom units to one 4-bedroom unit no renovation is required for 351 existing units. The developer would own all housing units and related infrastructure would lease the land from LA AFB, and would maintain and manage the housing area for a minimum of 572 military families for 50 years. Under the no action alternative, the Air Force would not implement the MHPI at LA AFB and would continue to maintain and manage military family housing in accordance with Air Force policy. Resources and issues addressed in the EA include air quality soils, geology, and topography water resources biological resources human health and safety solid waste and hazardous materials noise cultural resources land use traffic and transportation and socioeconomics and environmental justice.
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
- Environmental Health and Safety