TSP Number 052-E-1005 Comply with host nation, federal, state and local environmental protection laws and regulations. July 2008. Terminal Learning Objective. ACTION: Comply with host nation, federal, state and local environmental protection laws and regulations.
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Safety, Risk andEnvironmental Concerns
• By conducting Risk Assessments. • By following environmental SOPs, Laws and Regulations.
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
• Proper disposal of chemicals, solvents, and HW. • Accumulating HW in approved containers. • Reporting any spills of HW to their chain of command. • Proper bagging, storage and disposal of medical waste.
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Soldiers comply with the CWA by-
• Disposal of chemicals, solvents, and HW properly.
• Washing vehicles in approved wash racks only.
• Cleaning up spills in the work area immediately.
• Reporting spills to the chain of command.
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Soldiers comply with the CAA by-
• Checking with range control before using gas or smoke.
• Observing local fire and burning restrictions.
• Keeping solvent vats closed when not in use.
• Maintaining and operating equipment properly to minimize air pollution.
National Historic PreservationAct (NHPA)
Soldiers comply with the NHPA by-
• Reporting the discovery of artifacts
and sites to the chain of command.
• Reporting any damages to historical,
cultural and archeological sites.
• Leaving sites undisturbed. Don’t take “souvenirs”.
Threatened/Endangered Species http://www.redlist.org
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Soldiers comply with the ESA by-
• Recognizing signs and markers for
• Avoiding habitat areas during
• Following installation regulations.
• Obeying range control regulations for cutting brush and trees for camouflage.
Greater Spotted Eagle
Noise Control Act (NCA)
Soldiers comply with the NCA by-
• Avoiding creating unnecessary noise.
• Respecting noise-buffer zones, minimum flight altitudes, no-fly zones, and nighttime curfews designated by the installation.
Comply with host nation and international environmental laws:
• More or less stringent
• Final Governing Standards (FGS)
• Basel Convention Signatory
• Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA)
Installation environmental Management System (eMS) or Sustainability Program
Operational Guidance Sustainability Program
This is the basic SPILL DRILLbut every unit should have a tailored plan depending on the liquid hazards found in the unit.
Learning Objective #2 Sustainability ProgramLegal Issues
Penalties Sustainability Program
Consequences of Noncompliance Sustainability Program
Army Regulation 200-1
Environmental Protection and Enhancement
Department of the Army
13 Dec 2007
UNCLASSIFIEDArmy Environmental ProgramCommander’s Responsibilities
Learning Objective #4 Sustainability ProgramUnit Self Assessment
Weapons/Demo Training Sustainability Program
Hazardous Material Sustainability Program
Common Hazardous Material Sustainability Program
Hazardous Material Identification Sustainability Program
Material Safety Data Sheets Sustainability Program
If you have never seen a MSDS, take a minute to look at one.
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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
MATHESON TRI-GAS, INC. EMERGENCY CONTACT:
959 ROUTE 46 EAST CHEMTREC 1-800-424-9300
PARSIPPANY, NEW JERSEY 07054-0624 INFORMATION CONTACT:
SUBSTANCE: DIMETHYL SULFATE
METHYL SULFATE; DIMETHYL MONOSULFATE; DIMETHYLSULFATE; DMS(METHYL
SULFATE); DIMETHYL SULPHATE; SULFURIC ACID, DIMETHYL ESTER; BP-1195; RCRA U103;
UN 1595; STCC 4933322; MAT07750; RTECS WS8225000
CHEMICAL FAMILY: organic, sulfates
CREATION DATE: Jan 24 1989
REVISION DATE: Jun 17 2004
2. COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
COMPONENT: DIMETHYL SULFATE
CAS NUMBER: 77-78-1
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
NFPA RATINGS (SCALE 0-4): HEALTH=4 FIRE=2 REACTIVITY=0
PHYSICAL FORM: liquid
ODOR: faint odor, onion odor
MAJOR HEALTH HAZARDS: potentially fatal if inhaled, harmful if swallowed, respiratory tract burns,
skin burns, eye burns, mucous membrane burns, suspect cancer hazard (in animals)
General Rules for Managing HM Sustainability Program
General Rules for Managing HM Sustainability Program(continued)
Hazardous Waste Management Sustainability Program
Waste Determination Sustainability Program
There are three ways a waste
can be regulated as hazardous:
Expires Sustainability Program
HM Transformation to HW
Common Facility/Unit Waste Streams Sustainability Program
Hazardous Waste Mismanagement Sustainability Program
Personnel Requirements Sustainability Program
-Accumulation site managers
-Spill or clean up teams
-Available for personnel
-Training on PPE use and maintenance
Filling Containers Sustainability Program
Container Management Sustainability Program
Container Management Sustainability Program(continued)
Container Management Sustainability Program(continued)
Empty Containers Sustainability Program
General HW Accumulation Requirements Sustainability Program
Satellite Accumulation Point Sustainability Program
first drop of waste is put in the
within 72 hours (includes
Unidentified Hazardous Waste Sustainability Program
Solid Waste Sustainability Program
Air Quality Sustainability Program
USTs Sustainability Program / ASTs
Asbestos Sustainability Program
PCBs Sustainability Program
Water Sustainability Program
Overview of Reports Sustainability Program
Similar to a Real Estate Appraisal Sustainability Program
Force health protection
Avoid potential financial and legal liabilities
Entire survey process occurs in 3 stages
Environmental Conditions Report (ECR)
Environmental Site Closure Survey & other Reporting
Environmental Baseline Survey (EBS)
Document existing (Baseline/Initial) environmental condition of the property and adjacent areas
Visual site inspection and sampling
Environmental Health Site Assessment (EHSA) of the property and adjacent areas
Environmental Conditions Report of the property and adjacent areas
Waste Streams at Base Camps
DO NOT PUT:
ISSUES OF CONCERN:
medical waste in
Environmental Site Closure of the property and adjacent areas
Learning Objective #9 of the property and adjacent areasIn the Absence of Supervision
Describe your actions in the absence of supervision or guidance pertaining to environmental legal requirements:
- Apply your environmental training
- Apply published guidance from chain of command
- Apply personal concept of right and wrong
“Sustain the Mission – Secure the future.”
Terminal Learning Objective of the property and adjacent areas
US Army Engineer School Directorate of Environmental Integration