Accession Number:

ADA636382

Title:

Environmental Assessment: Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

22ND CIVIL ENGINEER SQUADRON MCCONNELL AFB KS

Report Date:

2003-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

The Air Force has a requirement to improve gate security, ensure personnel safety and reduce traffic congestion, while maintaining access control at McConnell AFB. The action is needed to ensure the protection and security of Department of Defense forces and assets against acts of terrorism ensure the safety of security forces and motorists improve the Base entry gate capacity and traffic flow and, improve the aesthetic quality of entry control facilities on McConnell AFB. To meet these requirements, the Air Force is proposing to implement structural and operational modifications at the McConnell AFB East and West Gates. The Base currently operates three gates the East Main Gate the West Gate and the 31st Street Gate. No ATFP construction activities or operational changes to any of the gates on McConnell AFB would occur under the No Action Alternative. Resources considered in the impact analysis are air. quality noise water resources biological resources solid waste environmental management soils and hazardous materials and wastes. No significant impacts would result from implementation of the any of the five alternatives including the Proposed Action Alternative Actions, or the No Action Alternative.

Subject Categories:

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

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE