Accession Number : ADA118357

Title :   Installation Restoration Program Records Search for Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Corporate Author : CH2M HILL GAINESVILLE FL

PDF Url : ADA118357

Report Date : Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 192

Abstract : CH2M HILL was retained by the Air Force Engineering and Services Center (AFESC) on 10 August 1981 to conduct the Nellis AFB Records Search under Contract No. F08637-80-G0010-006, using funding provided by the Tactical Air Command (TAC). The Department of Defense (DOD) policy was directed by Defense Environmental Quality Program Policy Memorandum (DEQPPM) 81-5 dated 11 December 1981 and implemented by Air Force message dated 21 January 1982 as a positive action to ensure compliance of military installations with existing environmental regulations. DEQPPM 81-5 reissued and amplified all previous directives and memoranda on the Installation Restoration Program. The purpose of DOD policy is to identify and fully evaluate suspected problems associated with past hazardous material disposal sites on DOD facilities, to control the migration of hazardous contamination, and to control hazards to health and welfare that resulted from these past operations.

Descriptors :   Waste disposal, *Waste management, *Hazardous materials, Nevada, Air Force facilities, Wastes(Industrial), Solid wastes, Water pollution, Pollution abatement, Storage, Sites, Records, Searching, Environmental impact, Waste treatment, Contaminants

Subject Categories : Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE