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Environmental Assessment for the 920th Rescue Wing Beddown Patrick Air Force Base, Florida

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The Proposed Action is the Beddown and the development of the 920th RQW Complex at PAFB, Florida. Facilities would be constructed, renovated, andor demolished to centralize the 920th RQW into a Complex at Patrick AFB. The proposed 920th Rescue Wing Complex will be located along Rescue Road in the River Industrial Area of PAFB. The 920th Rescue Wing s Complex Plan, dated March 2004, was developed from the Area Development Plan 3 ADP 3 conceived as part of the Patrick Air Force Base General Plan, dated March 2004. ADP 3 area is located just south of the Main Base Area, and includes the Rescue Road corridor as well as a portion of Taxiway J and its associated operations. Training operations conducted by the 920th RWQ have already been analyzed in the Environmental Assessment for Search and Rescue Training, HH-60 and HC-130, 920th Rescue Group, 301st and 39th Rescue Squadrons, PAFB, Florida, October 2003 920th Training EA with public comment period and FONSI signed on December 11, 2003. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 NEPA 42 United States Code 4321 et seq., the United States Air Force USAF prepared an Environmental Assessment EA for 920th Rescue Wing Beddown. The EA conforms to the Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Air Force regulations for implementing NEPA 40 Code of Federal Regulations CFR 1500-1508, and 32 CFR 989, respectively. The EA is incorporated by reference.

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  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Environmental Health and Safety

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