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Environmental Assessment of Installation Development at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida

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Final rept.

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MacDill AFB uses numerous 6 AMW-approved development plans to project installation development requirements. These plans propose demolition, construction, infrastructure improvement, natural infrastructure management, and strategic sustainability performance projects intended to ensure that the installation can sustain its current and future national security operations and mission-readiness status. These projects include installation development projects contained in the MacDill AFB Installation Development Plan, Base Comprehensive Asset Management Plan, and the community of all other existing Wing-approved development and resource plans. MacDill AFB seeks to improve its understanding of the potential environmental consequences associated with the continuing installation development process by evaluating in a single environmental assessment EA selected projects from those projects proposed in the 6 AMW-approved community of plans for installation development, called the Installation Development EA IDEA. The Proposed Action is to implement a range of selected projects, such as demolition of aging facilities, new facility construction, facility upgrades, facility repair and renovation, utilities upgrades, community living upgrades, infrastructure improvement, recreational upgrades, natural infrastructure management, and other environmental projects that would be among those proposed to be completed or implemented during the next 5 years from Fiscal Year FY 2012 to FY 2017. The IDEA uses a fenceline-to-fenceline approach, capturing and addressing in some form identified projects within the installation boundary that have been proposed by host and tenant agencies in accordance with Interservice Support Agreements. The intent of the IDEA is to address the Proposed Action of implementing installation development actions for continuing development on MacDill AFB to ensure that future mission and facility requirements are met.

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  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Environmental Health and Safety

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