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Accession Number DE2013-1087076
Title Ecological Monitoring and Compliance Program 2012 Report.
Publication Date Jul 2013
Media Count 142p
Personal Author D. B. Hall D. C. Anderson D. J. Hansen P. D. Greger W. K. Ostler
Abstract The Ecological Monitoring and Compliance Program (EMAC), funded through the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Field Office (NNSA/NFO, formerly Nevada Site Office), monitors the ecosystem of the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and ensures compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to NNSS biota. This report summarizes the programs activities conducted by National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec), during calendar year 2012. Program activities included (a) biological surveys at proposed construction sites, (b) desert tortoise compliance, (c) ecosystem monitoring, (d) sensitive plant species monitoring, (e) sensitive and protected/regulated animal monitoring, (f) habitat restoration monitoring, and (g) monitoring of the Nonproliferation Test and Evaluation Complex (NPTEC). During 2012, all applicable laws, regulations, and permit requirements were met, enabling EMAC to achieve its intended goals and objectives.
Keywords Animals
Biological surveys
Compliance
Construction sites
Ecology
Ecosystems
Environmental management
Habitat
Monitoring
Natural resource protection
Nevada Test Site
Plants(Botany)
Regulations
Species diversity
Vegetation
Wildlife

 
Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 57H - Ecology
48B - Natural Resource Management
68 - Environmental Pollution & Control
Corporate Author Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1402
Contract Number DE-AC52-06NA25946

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