Accession Number:

ADA626846

Title:

Decision Framework for Incorporation of Sustainability into Army Environmental Remediation Projects

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

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

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

Overview of Presentation Definitions of SustainableGreen Remediation, Background and Structure of Army Decision, Framework, When and How, Incorporation Strategies Current and Future, Path Forward CorpsArmyDOD. Definition Green Remediation The practice of considering all environmental effects of a remediation strategy i.e., the remedy selected and the implementation approach early in the process, and incorporating options to maximize the overall environmental benefit of cleanup actions US EPA. Army Sustainability from Army Strategy for the Environment 1-Oct-04 Definition of Sustainability from Army Strategy for the Environment 1-Oct-04 A strategy that simultaneously meets current as well as future mission requirements world-wide, safeguards human health, improves quality of life, and enhances the natural environment . Green remediation is part of the larger picture of incorporating sustainability into Army environmental remediation, with sustainability one of the decision variables.

Subject Categories:

  • Ecology
  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE