Accession Number:

ADA623122

Title:

Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, Guam and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Military Relocation (2012 Roadmap Adjustments)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING COMMAND PEARL HARBOR HI PACIFIC DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2015-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1625.0

Abstract:

The Department of the Navy DON, after carefully considering the environmental consequences of the proposed action, as well as strategic, operational, and training requirements, obligations under treaties and other international agreements, and cost, announces its decision to construct and operate a main base cantonment area, a family housing area, a live-fire training range complex LFTRC, and associated infrastructure on Guam to support the relocation of a substantially reduced number of Marines and dependents than previously analyzed in a 2010 Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS Guam and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands CNMI Military Relocation Relocating Marines from Okinawa, Visiting Aircraft Carrier Berthing, and Army Air and Missile Defense Task Force. The DON has selected the preferred alternative as identified in the 2015 Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement SEIS, consisting of a cantonment at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Finegayan Finegayan and family housing at Andersen Air Force Base AAFB Alternative E in the 2015 Final SEIS, and a LFTRC at AAFB Northwest Field NWF Alternative 5 in the 2015 Final SEIS. The LFTRC also includes a stand-alone hand grenade range at Andersen South. Under Alternatives E and 5, the DON will be able to meet current and future DON and Department of Defense DoD training and operational requirements. This Record of Decision ROD documents why the DoD has chosen to implement the preferred alternatives as described in the 2015 Final SEIS. The ROD includes descriptions and discussions of the anticipated environmental impacts of the proposed action. It also includes descriptions and discussions of all related actions and their anticipated impacts.

Subject Categories:

  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE