Amphibious Ready Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit Readiness Training Final Environmental Assessment
SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP SHALIMAR FL
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Pursuant to the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act NEPA promulgated at 40 Code of Federal Regulations Part 1500 40 CFR 1500-1508, and Air Force Instruction AFI 32-7061, Environmental Impact Analysis Process, as promulgated at 32 CFR Part 989, the Department of the Air Force has prepared an Environmental Assessment EA by adopting the NavyUSMC EA as described in the next paragraph of the potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed decision of the Air Force to allow the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy to conduct Amphibious Ready GroupMarine Expeditionary Unit ARGMEU Readiness Training at Eglin AFB, FL. In situations where non-Air Force entities such as the Marines and Navy request such an action by the Air Force, Air Force decisions on such proposals must take into consideration the potential environmental impacts of the applicant s proposed activity as described in an Air Force environmental document, insofar as the proposed action involves Air Force property or programs or requires Air Force approval. The Air Force may require the requester to prepare an EA as was done here with the MarinesNavy, but the Air Force must independently evaluate and approve the scope and content of the EA. The Air Force has independently evaluated and approved the scope and content of the EA Amphibious Ready GroupMarine Expeditionary Unit Readiness Training April 2003 prepared by the U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy and hereby adopts the EA as an Air Force environmental document insofar as the proposed action involves Air Force property or programs or requires Air Force approval.
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