Accession Number : ADA339019

Title :   SMES-ETM Final Environmental Issues Summary Report.

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE ORGANIZATION WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA339019

Report Date : 28 NOV 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 67

Abstract : The purpose of the Final Environmental Issues Summary is to provide DNA and SDIO with an overall picture of the potentially significant environmental issues associated with the SMES-ETM Program. These issues are related to SMES-ETM technology, general construction practices that are generic to all sites, and site specific constraints. The potentially significant issues were determined by screening all environmental issues found in Appendix A against the NEPA criteria for significance. Appendix A, Evaluation of Significance, is based on a review of the GFI, telephone conversations, and field investigations. Field investigations were conducted for all sites except for White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), access to which was restricted at the time. However, GFI for WSMR was reviewed and field contacts at the Orogrande site often covered resources common to both sites. During the preparation of the Preliminary Environmental Issues Summary, a parallel effort was undertaken on potential technology specific environmental issues. This effort resulted in a separate white paper on electromagnetic effects that is summarized in this document and found in full in Appendix B. Therefore, this document presents the integration of both technology and site specific issues for consideration by DNA and SDIO.

Descriptors :   *ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS, *ELECTROMAGNETIC PROPERTIES, *DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACIDS, SITES, FIELD TESTS, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, CONSTRUCTION, LIMITATIONS, DOCUMENTS, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS, VOICE COMMUNICATIONS.

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE