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Accession Number ADA564212
Title Advancing Green Remediation Cleanup Practices in the Department of Defense.
Publication Date May 2011
Media Count 7p
Personal Author V. Wieszek
Abstract Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP). DoD spent $2.2 billion on DERP in FY 2010. Tremendous opportunity to make an impact through sustainable remediation decisions and practices. Green remediation is the practice of considering all environmental effects of remedy implementation and incorporating options to maximize the net environmental benefit of cleanup actions. DoD Green Remediation Policy Overview: Evaluates current and future remedial activities, Encourages the DoD Components to consider green and sustainable remediation options when and where they make sense, Will not re- open Records of Decisions or other decisions and agreements that may already be in place or under negotiation, and Supports the Department's ongoing efforts to implement Executive Orders 13423 and 13514 and reduce our overall energy demand. Sustainability is not an excuse to do nothing.
Keywords Air pollution
Briefing charts
Defense environmental restoration program
Department of defense
Derp(Defense environmental restoration program)
Environmental protection
Green remediation
Installation restoration
Military facilities
Soil pollution
Soil remediation
Sustainable remediation
Water pollution
Water treatment

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 74E - Logistics, Military Facilities, & Supplies
68G - Environmental Health & Safety
Corporate Author Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations and Environment), Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Briefing charts.
NTIS Issue Number 1302
Contract Number N/A

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