Accession Number:

ADA634437

Title:

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Proficiency Range and Multi-Purpose Contingency Training Area

Descriptive Note:

Environmental assessment

Corporate Author:

ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT INC ARLINGTON VA

Report Date:

2007-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

91.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Air Force District of Washington AFDW proposes to construct and operate a functional Explosive Ordnance Disposal EOD Proficiency Training Range and Multi-Purpose Contingency Training Area at Andrews Air Force Base AFB, Maryland. The purpose of the proposed action is two fold 1 to provide an approved site for EOD Flight personnel to conduct EOD proficiency training and, as coordinated through the State of Maryland, approved emergency response actions and 2 to provide an exercisetraining area for the 316th Wing and other unit training managers to complete full spectrum threat responses and other required functional exercises and readiness training. At present, there is no designated approved range for the EOD Flight to conduct EOD proficiency training at Andrews AFB. The Proposed Action Alternatives 1, 2, and 3 and the No Action Alternative were analyzed in the attached Environmental Assessment EA in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act NEPA. The decision in this FONSI is based upon information contained in the EA, which is hereby incorporated by reference.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE