Accession Number:

ADA633558

Title:

Environmental Assessment for Landfill Drainage Improvements Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

TETRA TECH INC SANTA BARBARA CA

Report Date:

2003-04-07

Pagination or Media Count:

266.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Air Force proposes to complete drainage improvements on the Vandenberg Air Force Base AFB landfill in Santa Barbara County, California. This Environmental Assessment EA provides analysis of potential impacts associated with the proposed improvements. The National Environmental Policy Act NEPA and the implementing regulations issued by the Council on Environmental Quality CEQ require the lead agency to prepare an EA for federal actions not qualifying for categorical exclusion and that would not require an environmental impact statement. The U.S. Air Force is the lead agency for NEPA compliance on this proposed project. This EA has been prepared in accordance with the NEPA of 1969, as amended, 42 U.S. Code U.S.C. 4321 et seq. the CEQ regulations implementing NEPA, 40 Code of Federal Regulations CFR 1500-1508 and Air Force Instruction AFI 32-7061, Environmental Impact Analysis Process, dated July 6, 1999, and in 32 CFR Part 989. Drainage improvements to the landfill are needed to divert off-site storm water. The U.S. Air Force has prepared this Environmental Assessment to evaluate the potential environmental consequences of the Proposed Action, three alternatives Alternatives 1, 2, and 3, and the No-Action Alternative on local and regional resources. Alternatives eliminated from further study are also discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE