Environmental Assessment for Facilities Expansion at Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit -Charleston (NPTU Charleston), Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina
Environmental assessment rept. 2009-2012
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON SC
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The United States Navy Navy as the lead agency with the United States Air Force USAF as a cooperating agency has prepared this environmental assessment EA to assess potential impacts from proposed infrastructure improvements needed to accommodate both the current, as well as the anticipated increase of student numbers and the newer Moored Training Ship replacements at the Nuclear Power Training Unit-Charleston NPTU Charleston, Joint Base Charleston JB CHS, South Carolina SC. This EA presents the impact analyses for the five action alternatives and no-action alternative. The effects of these alternatives are discussed in regard to land use and coastal zone management geology, topography, seismology, and soils biological resources water resources socioeconomics transportation public health and safety hazardous materials and waste infrastructure and utilities and nuclear and radiological aspects. Cumulative impacts are also analyzed in the EA. With implementation of management actions to avoid and minimize impacts as well as mitigating wetland effects, no significant impacts were identified.
- Environmental Health and Safety