State/Military Environmental Issues Working Group. Fall Meeting October 2006. Water Resources Subcommittee. Water Resources Subcommittee. Co-Chairs: Jeff Manning, DENR DWQ Lynn Vaughan, Fort Bragg
Co-Chairs: Jeff Manning, DENR DWQ
Lynn Vaughan, Fort Bragg
Mission: Mutual understanding and troubleshooting through constructive exchange of information on all water- related issues affecting military installations in NC.
SPPEMS is a partnership
to benchmark current
activities, establish emissions reduction goals, and share accomplishments across all DoD facilities in North Carolina.
Major Issues Discussed this Past Year:
affecting Special Use Airspace
Leveraging Mutual Advantage
The UST Subcommittee
discusses any UST
issues of concern and
provides an opportunity for
the DoD installations to be aware of any future rule or policy changes.
(still under revision)
15A NCAC 2T (Waste not discharged to surface waters) – final Sept 1; available on OAH’s website
Issue for Discussion:
Tanks Deed Restriction
Issues for Discussion:
Attainment Planning Branch Chief
Division of Air Quality
October 20, 2006
PM2.5: ~ 7 mg/m3
November 3, 2000: Forest fire smoke covers the area.
November 5, 2000: Cold front moves through.
Both pictures taken around 4:15 PM.
“Potential Impacts to NC’s Strategic Partners”
NC Division of Forest Resources / FEWG
? verification of accuracy
? District SMP Refreshers
Prescribe Burn Boss
? S-290 / 390
? 1 % on site reviews
? Classifying Areas a GIS application
seasonal values, & critical threshold
values? (use of Fire Danger pocket card)
MAV = minimum acceptable visibility at posted speedEB = Eye-to-brain reaction distance under clear conditionsFB = Foot-to-brake reaction distance under clear conditionsEB + FB = Total distance traveled while braking under ideal conditionsAF = 1.75 (constant)
Main plume Cedar Island burn 6 April 2005 looking generally north. 4934 acres. ~1300 LST
Daysmoke simulation of Cedar Island plume looking downwind at ~1300 LST. Altitude of both plumes is about 12,000 feet.