NEPA Actions at Fort Irwin
Last Updated: 28 October 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires federal agencies to integrate environmental values into their decision making processes by considering the environmental impacts of their proposed actions and reasonable alternatives to those actions. For more information contact the Fort Irwin NEPA Program Manager @ 760-380-8929 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Irwin's Active NEPA Actions
The following actions are under review and the associated NEPA documents will be posted for review and comment when completed. For more information contact the Fort Irwin NEPA Program Manager @ 760-380-8929 or email@example.com.
Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of a Photo-Voltaic Array Facility
A review of the potential environmental consequences of the proposed construction, operation, and maintenance of a new photo-voltaic (PV) facility to generate reliable back-up power, reduce consumption of non-renewable energy, and reduce combustion emissions. The PV facility would be constructed and operated by a third party contractor.
Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of a Combat Training Center-Instrumentation Systems Range Communication System, Fort Irwin, California
A review of the potential environmental consequences of the proposed construction, operation, and maintenance of a commercial network solution that will not interfere with Rotational units during installation and provide the Government the same benefits as the commercial arena in cellular phone technologies.
Stationing of B Company, 229th Aviation Regiment (Extended Range/Multi Purpose) at Fort Irwin
A review of the potential environmental consequences of stationing Co. B, 229th AVN RGN, ERMP at Fort Irwin. The action would include the transfer of approximately 1000 acres of leased property from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) back to Fort Irwin and the construction, operation, and maintenance of standard facilities to support the operation of a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) unit at Fort Irwin.
Siemens Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC)
A review of the potential environmental consequences of the proposed Siemens ESPC project which support the intent of ESPC; leveraging moneys currently spent in a wiser manner. The Waste-to-Energy project utilizes monies saved from landfill operations, waste handling operations, utility electricity purchasing to facilitate transforming the NTC’s waste into renewable electricity, diverting it from landfill. The Solar Carport PV provides enhanced parking facilities, multiple electric vehicle charging stations, renewable power and the associated RECS for Army use for the same dollars spent purchasing equivalent brown power from the utility. Multiple other energy measures contained in this project follow this repurposing of dollars to achieve new efficient systems.