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7/10/2017 - New Flying Green Published
The July Flying Green is now available. Please check out this issue to see a summary of the FY17 Internal EPAS Audit findings and the new FY18 Training calendar.

5/31/2017 - Pre-EPAS Meeting Slides posted
Slides are now posted for FY17 Internal EPAS pre-meeting slides.

5/12/2017 - Revised USAACE Form 2717 Posted
USAACE Form 2717, Environmental Compliance Inspection Checklist, has been revised and is posted under the EMS Forms folder.

5/4/2017 - Updated ISCP Posted!
Check out the EMS Documents folder for the newly updated Installation Spill Contingency Plan.

4/18/2017 - New Flying Green Published
Please check out the April 2017 Flying Green published in the EMS section of this website. Details of EMS changes and the upcoming EPAS dates are included.

4/12/2017 - New EIT Meeting Slides Posted
The 12 April EMS Implementation Meeting Slides are now posted under "Meetings and Agendas" section of the EMS page.

2/9/2017 - HMCC Free Issue Inventory Updated
An updated HMCC free issue inventory has been posted to the Hazardous Material section of this website.

1/11/2017 - New Flying Green Published
The January Flying Green is now published under the EMS page.

10/31/2016 - HMCC free issue listing posted
Check out the Hazardous Material Management program page to view the most recent free issue listing

10/5/2016 - October EMS Implementation Meeting
Check out the EMS page to review what was presented at October`s EMS Implementation Meeting.

9/23/2016 - New EMS Work Instruction Posted!
EMS-WI-SW010, Contractor Hazardous Waste Management, has been uploaded to the EMS page and the Hazardous Waste Management page.

9/13/2016 - New EMS Work Instructions Posted!
Please check out the EMS, Universal Waste, and Hazardous Waste pages to view the following Work Instructions that have been updated: EMS-WI-SW001, Waste Turn In Procedure, EMS-WI-SW002, Used Battery Management, EMS-WI-SW...

9/8/2016 - NEW Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Published
The new SWPPP (SEP 2016) is now published under the EMS documents page and the Stormwater Management page.

9/7/2016 - New Flying Green Published
Check out the EMS page for the latest Flying Green article.

7/14/2016 - July`s EMS Implementation Meeting slides are now published under the EMS tab:
Please review the EMS Implementation Meeting (EIT) slides under the EMS, Meetings folder.

7/14/2016 - July`s EMS Implementation Meeting slides are now published under the EMS tab:
Please review the EMS Implementation Meeting (EIT) slides under the EMS, Meetings folder.

7/5/2016 - New Recycling Procedure Posted
Check out the EMS documents, Work Instructions folder, to see Fort Rucker`s new Recycling Work Instruction.

6/16/2016 - Pollution Prevention Plan updated
Check out the Pollution Prevention program page and the EMS documents page to see the newly updated Pollution Prevention Plan.

6/13/2016 - HMCC free issue listing posted
Check out the Hazardous Material Management program page to view the most recent free issue listing

6/2/2016 - Flying Green JUN2016
The latest issue of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder.

5/9/2016 - Updated Recycling Brochure Posted
Check out the EMS page for an updated list of items accepted by Fort Rucker`s recycling program.

4/22/2016 - New HMCC Free Issue Listing posted.
Please go to the Hazardous Material Management page to view the listing.

4/22/2016 - HMCC External SOP posted.
The new HMCC External SOP is now posted on the Hazardous Material Management page of this website.

4/7/2016 - April`s EMS Implementation Meeting slides are now published under the EMS tab
Please review the EMS Implementation Meeting (EIT) slides under the EMS, Meetings folder. The upcoming EPAAS schedule and Earth Day events are discussed.

3/1/2016 - Flying Green - MAR2016
The latest issue of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder.

12/1/2015 - Flying Green - DEC2015
The latest issue of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder.

10/23/2015 - New 2015 SWPPP is uploaded.
The August 2015 SWPPP is now uploaded to the EMS and Storm Water web pages.

9/24/2015 - Flying Green - SEP15
The latest issue of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder. This issue has information about the upcoming EMS Management Review and information on our review of the ...

8/13/2015 - Public Notice for Fort Rucker Solar PV Facility Environmental Assessment
Notice is hereby given that the US Army, Fort Rucker, AL has prepared a Final Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a 30 year Utilities Easement with Alabama Power for the design, construction, operation and maintenanc...

7/24/2015 - Revised EMS Forms now available!
The latest revision of the following EMS forms are now available on the EMS section of the website under "EMS Forms":
USAACE 2712 Washrack Inspection Checklist 24JUL15
USAACE 2719 Site Specific Spill Plan 24JUL15
USAA...

6/2/2015 - Revised EMS Work Instruction - NE001 NEPA Program
EMS-WI-NE001 NEPA Program (rev 1JUN15) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions. Please discontinue use of any previous versions of this procedure.

6/1/2015 - Flying Green - JUN15
The latest issue of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder. This issue has information about the internal EMS Audit in May, review of the new Executive Order (13693...

6/1/2015 - Revised EMS Procedure - EMS-P016
EMS-P016 Operational Controls (rev 1JUN15) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Procedures. Please discontinue use of any previous versions of this procedure.

5/19/2015 - FY16 Environmental Training Schedule now posted on Environmental Education and Training Page.
The FY16 training schedule is now posted under the Environmental Education and Training page.

5/6/2015 - NEW Title V Air Permit Posted on Air Quality Program Page
The NEW Title V Air Permit has been posted to the Air Quality Program Page. Please contact Kevin Bryan (255-0484) if you have any questions.

4/30/2015 - NEW SPCC Plan Posted!
The 2015 SPCC plan is now posted under the EMS documents!

3/2/2015 - Updated Earth Day Expo flyer is now posted!
April 22 is Earth Day at Fort Rucker! Exhibitors will be displaying earth-friendly ideas and products for work and home. For more information contact Darrell Hager at 255-1657

12/19/2014 - EMS Article in the Army Flier
Check out this week`s edition of the Army Flier for an article about the EMS and preparing for the upcoming external EPAS. Here is a link a copy of it on the EMS section of the website:

https://www.fortrucker-env.com/...

12/9/2014 - Revised EMS Work Instructions
The following revised work instructions have been posted to the EMS section of the website in the EMS Work Instructions folder:

EMS-WI-SW009 Absorbent Continued Use Program (rev 9-Dec-14)
EMS-WI-SW011 Qualified Recyc...

11/17/2014 - Revised EMS Documents Posted
The following revised EMS documents have been posted to the EMS section of the website:

EMS-WI-AE001(rev17NOV14)Annual Compliance Certification Procedure
EMS-WI-AE003(rev17NOV14)Ozone Depleting Chemical Compliance Mg...

11/14/2014 - Flying Green - NOV14
The newest issue of Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder. Please review and share with others in your organization. This issue contains information about preparing for...

11/10/2014 - Revised EMS work instruction - EMS-WI-WA002
EMS-WI-WA002 Soil Stockpiling and Borrow Pit Use (rev10NOV14) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions. Please discontinue use of any previous versions of this work instruction. Conta...

11/6/2014 - New and Revised EMS Documents Posted
The following documents have been posted to the EMS section of the website:

EMS-P007, Nonconformity, Noncompliance, Correctie and Preventive Action (rev6NOV14)
EMS-WI-CR001, Cultural Resources Identification (rev5NOV...

11/5/2014 - Revised EMS Procedures
The following EMS procedures have been revised and posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Procedures:

EMS-P001, Writing EMS Documents (rev5-Nov-14)
EMS-P002, Document Control (rev5-Nov-14)
EMS-P003, Aspe...

11/3/2014 - New EMS Form posted
USAACE Form 2747 (rev3NOV14) Volunteer Feral Pig Trapping Agreement/Permit has been posted to the EMS section of the website under forms. A link to this document as well as the Volunteer Feral Pig Trapping Policy are als...

10/31/2014 - New EMS Forms Posted
The following new forms have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS forms:

USAACE Form 2745 (rev31OCT14) Stormwater Outfall Inspection Checklist
USAACE Form 2746 (rev30OCT14) pH Meter Calibration Rec...

9/19/2014 - Revised EMS Form - USAACE Form 2740
USAACE Form 2740 Pesticide Management Maintenance Record (rev19SEP14) has been posted tot he EMS section of the website under EMS Forms. Please discard any previous versions of this form and use the most current version ...

9/18/2014 - Revised EMS Work Instruction - EMS-WI-NE001
EMS-WI-NE001 NEPA Program (rev 18SEP14) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions. Please discard any previous versions of this document and use the most current version instead. Conta...

9/11/2014 - FY15 Environmental Training Schedule
The FY15 Environmental Training Schedule has been added to the website. Please sign up for required classes to ensure continued compliance with environmental requirements. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions.

8/21/2014 - EMS Implementation Team Meeting (20AUG14) Slides Posted
The slides from the EMS Implementation Team meeting held on 20AUG14 have been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Meetings folder. Please review the slides if you were not able to attend. Contact DPW-ENRD at ...

7/17/2014 - SPCC Class Full - 16JUL14 and 22JUL14
The SPCC Classes scheduled for 16JUL14 at 8:00am and 22JUL14 at 1:00pm are full.

6/5/2014 - Flying Green - JUN14
The latest issue of Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder. This issue has information about the internal EPAS, pollution prevention, Earth Day expo, Christmas tree re...

5/16/2014 - SPCC Inspection Submittal
Please submit all SPCC inspections to misty.howell.ctr@mail.mil effective today (16MAY14) until the SPCC program manager returns to work from maternity leave in August 2014.

4/23/2014 - Updated EMS Forms
The following revisions have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS forms:

USAACE Form 2740(rev 22-Apr-14) Pest Management Maintenance Record
USAACE Form 2741 (rev 22-Apr-14) Pest Management Surveil...

3/24/2014 - Revised Form Posted - USAACE Form 2705
USAACE Form 2705 (rev24MAR14) Audit Findings has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the EMS Forms folder. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions about the revision of this form.

3/21/2014 - Revised EMS Form Posted - USAACE Form 2740
USAACE Form 2740 (rev21MAR14) Pest Management Maintenance Record has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS forms. Please discard any previous versions of this form. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-3993 with a...

3/18/2014 - Recycling Center Revised Hours - 25MAR14
The Recycling Center will be closed Tuesday, 25 MAR 2014 from 1100 to 1230. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1658 with any questions regarding this schedule change.

3/18/2014 - Revised EMS Work Instruction Posted - EMS-WI-EM001
EMS-WI-EM001 Environmental Binders (rev18MAR14) has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the EMS Work Instructions folder. This revision incorporates changes to USAACE Form 2717, Environmental Compliance Ins...

3/12/2014 - Revised EMS Procedure - EMS-P006
A revised version of EMS-P006, Internal Auditing, has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the EMS Procedures folder. The revised procedures reflects changes in the auditing program, including the use of the...

3/11/2014 - Flying Green - MAR14
The most recent version of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder. Please take a look and ensure personnel within your organization have seen a copy. This edition ...

3/6/2014 - Pesticide Discharge Management Plan
The Pesticide Discharge Management Plan has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Plans. This plan addresses requirements in the pesticide NPDES permit. The Pesticide Discharge Management Plan covers a...

2/18/2014 - New EMS Forms Posted
The following new forms have been posted to the website:

USAACE Form 2740 (rev18FEB14) Pest Management Maintenance Record
USAACE Form 2741 (rev18FEB14) Pest Management Surveillance
USAACE Form 2743 (rev18FEB14) Pest...

1/16/2014 - Updated EMS General Awareness Training
An updated version of the EMS General Awareness Training (rev16JAN14) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS training. Environmental Officers and EPOCs are encouraged to use this training to ensure ...

1/6/2014 - EMS Implementation Team Meeting - 8JAN14
The next EMS Implementation Team meeting is scheduled for 8JAN14 at 1000 in the conference room in building 1121. The meeting agenda will include:
*Internal EPAS (scheduled for 7-11 APR 14)
*Earth Day Expo
*EMS Docu...

12/23/2013 - SPCC Class on 8JAN14 is FULL
The SPCC Class scheduled for 8JAN14 at 0800 is full and has been closed for further registration. Please sign up for the class on 14JAN14 instead. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions.

12/13/2013 - Flying Green - December 2013
The newest issue of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website. Please take a moment to review the information and to share it with your co-workers. This issue contains information about the com...

11/18/2013 - America Recycles Day Incentive Winner
Thanks to all the organizations that participated in the incentive program for America Recycles Day. 1-13th Aviation Regiment brought in the largest weight of recyclables - 418 lbs! The recycling totals are shown below...

11/18/2013 - EMS Management Review 2013
The EMS Management Review 2013 summary and meeting minutes have been posted to the EMS section of the website. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions regarding this information.

10/9/2013 - EMS Implementation Team Meeting 9OCT13
We are still having the EMS Implmentation Team Meeting scheduled for today at 10am. We will discuss the following topics:

*America Recycles Day
*Objectives and Targets
*Significant Aspects Review
*Management Review...

10/2/2013 - PUBLIC NOTICE - EA and FONSI for Fort Rucker Elementary School Construction
Notice is hereby given that the US Army, Fort Rucker, AL has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI) for the proposed construction and operation of a consolidated Eleme...

9/30/2013 - Revised EMS Form Posted - USAACE Form 2717
USAACE Form 2717 (rev30SEP13) Environmental Compliance Inspection Checklist has been posted to the EMS section of the website. Please discard any previous versions of the form and only use the most current version. Con...

9/25/2013 - Flying Green - SEP13
The latest edition of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS Section of the website. Check it out for information on America Recycles Day, updated EMS information, and the most recent training schedule. Contact DP...

9/19/2013 - New and Revised EMS Documents Posted
The following new and revised documents have been posted to the EMS section of the website:

EMS-WI-SW011, Qualified Recycling Program (rev18SEP13)
Asbestos Management Plan (rev19SEP13)
Environmental Officer and EPOC...

9/9/2013 - Scheduled Website Maintenance - 20SEP13
The website will be down for maintenance from 10pm Friday 20SEP13 until 6am Saturday 21SEP13. Please contact DPW-ENRD with any concerns regarding the downtime at 255-1653.

9/4/2013 - EMS Documents - New, Revised & Rescinded
The following EMS documents have been added/revised and posted to the EMS section of the website:

-EMS-WI-SW0013, Scrap Tire Management (rev 4SEP13) - new work instruction
-EMS-WI-WA002, Soil Stockpiling and Borrow ...

8/13/2013 - Recycling Bins Add Convenience
Recyclng Bins Add Convenience - Army Flier - July 25, 2013
By Nathan Pfau
Army Flier Staff Writer

Fort Rucker has many initiatives to promote sustainability and environmental wellness, but the installation has...

8/7/2013 - Revised EMS Documents Posted
The following updated documents have been posted to the EMS section of the website:

USAACE Form 2736 (rev7AUG13) Waste Shipment Record
USAACE Form 2738 (rev7AUG13) Asbestos Abatement Compliance Checklist
USAACE Form...

7/18/2013 - Revised Form Posted - USAACE Form 2736
An updated version of USAACE Form 2736, Waste Shipment Record, has been posted to the website. Please utilize the updated version and discard any previous editions. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions regar...

7/3/2013 - EMS Meeting Time and Location Change
The Quarterly EMS Implementation Team Meeting will be on 10 July 2013 from 9:00 to 10:00 in the Conference Room of Building 1120 (DPW).

7/1/2013 - HWSAP Training for 7/24/2013 is Full
The HWSAP Training class scheduled for 7/24/2013 at 8:00 am is full. There is another class scheduled for 7/25/2013 at 1:00 pm that still has room.

6/13/2013 - Water Conservation
Daily water usage is drastically increasing with the rise in temperature. Here are some recommendations on steps you can take to reduce water usage in order to continue the effort to conserve:

1) Ensure only minimal ...

6/5/2013 - Revised EMS Procedures Posted
Revisions to the following EMS Procedures have been posted to the EMS Section of the website under EMS Procedures:

EMS-P004, EMS Awareness Training (rev5JUN13)
EMS-P006, Internal Auditing (rev5JUN13)

Please discon...

5/30/2013 - Environmental Training Class Location Change
Due to renovation of the DPW-ENRD facility (bldg 1121), all environmental training classes scheduled for July 2013 have been relocated to Bldg 301 (Lyster) Classroom X-115. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any q...

5/24/2013 - FY14 Training Schedule
The FY14 Training Schedule has been posted to the website. As a reminder, all training classes require an annual refresher. Please contact DPW-ENRD with any questions regarding the schedule at 255-1653.

5/13/2013 - Recycling Incentive Program
The incentive program pays organizations with DFMWR funds for bringing SEGREGATED recyclables to the Recycling Center (Bldg 9322, 3rd Ave). The type and quantity of materials turned in each quarter determine amounts. Uns...

5/10/2013 - Scrap Recycling
Whenever your organization turns in scrap for recycling through DLADS (formerly DRMO), the turn in must be accompanied by a DD 1348-1A. The QRP Fund Site Code that needs to be included on the form has been updated. Ple...

5/7/2013 - Flying Green - May 2013 Posted
The newest issue of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website (https://www.fortrucker-env.com/Documents/ems/Flying_Green-MAY13.pdf). Be sure to download and share the newsletter to increase EMS ...

4/30/2013 - Recycling Program Changes
Big changes are being implemented in the Recycling Program at Fort Rucker! We have added new commodities and an incentive program - be sure to check out the new Recycling Brochure and updated recycling section on the we...

4/17/2013 - Updated Environmental Officer Manual
An updated version of the Environmental Officer Manual has been posted to the website on both the EMS section and the Environmental Officer section. Please contact DPW-ENRD with any questions about this revision at 255-...

4/11/2013 - EMS Implementation Team Meeting Slides
The slides for the EMS Implementation Team meeting conducted on 10APR13 have been posted to the EMS section of the website under Meetings and Agendas. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions regarding the...

4/11/2013 - April Training Updates
The HWSAP Class on 25 APR and the SPCC Class on 24 APR are full. All environmental training classes scheduled for April have been moved to Bldg 301 (Lyster) Classroom X-112.
Please contact DPW-ERND at 255-1653 with any...

4/5/2013 - Revised Work Instruction Posted - EMS-WI-AS002
EMS-WI-AS002 Asbestos Abatement Procedures (rev5APR13) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions. An updated link has also been posted on the Asbestos section of the website. Please ...

4/5/2013 - EMS Meeting Location Change - 10 APR 13
Please make plans to attend the EMS Meeting on 10 APR @ 1000. It will be located in the Building 1120 (DPW Headquarters) Conference Room due to the Environmental Office Renovations. We will be discussing results of ADE...

3/29/2013 - Revised Forms Posted - USAACE Forms 2738 and 2739
The following form revisions have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Forms:

USAACE Form 2738 (rev29MAR13) Asbestos Abatement Compliance Checklist
USAACE Form 2739 (rev29MAR13) Asbestos Abatement ...

3/27/2013 - HWSAP Manager Class Full - 24APR13
The HWSAP Manager class scheduled for 24APR13 at 0800 is full. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions.

3/26/2013 - Revised Plans Posted
The following documents have been posted in the EMS section of the website under EMS Plans as well as in the sections indicated below:

Environmental Officer and EPOC Appointment and Training Plan rev26MAR13 (Environme...

3/22/2013 - EARTH DAY EXPO - 24APR2013
Mark your calendars for the Earth Day Expo scheduled for 24APR2013 from 1000 - 1500 at Festival Fields. Check out the flyer and make sure everyone knows to come check out this green-tastic event!

https://www.fortruc...

3/21/2013 - Environmental Training Class Location Change
Due to planned renovation of the DPW-ENRD facility (bldg 1121), all environmental training classes scheduled for April 2013 have been relocated to Bldg 301 (Lyster) Classroom X-112. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 w...

3/11/2013 - Updated Firewood Program Information
Updated information about the firewood program has been posted to the Forestry section of the website. Contact the firewood POC in the Natural Resources Branch with any questions about this program at 255‐2793.

2/28/2013 - Revised USAACE Form 2729 Posted
USAACE Form 2729, Environmental Officer / Environmental Point of Contact Appointment Memo, rev28FEB13 has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Forms. The form revision allows appointment of multiple p...

2/20/2013 - DPW-ENRD Facebook Page
We have a new address for our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/fortrucker.env. Be sure to visit our page and LIKE us on Facebook!

2/7/2013 - Flying Green - FEB13 - Posted
The latest issue of Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder. Be sure to check it out for the latest news on the EMS and environmental compliance.

1/30/2013 - New GC Policy Memos
The following policy memos have been posted on the EMS section of the website under Policy:

GC Policy Memo 13-20, Subject: Environmental Screening Procedures, rev9JAN13
GC Policy Memo 13-21, Subject: Protecting the E...

1/24/2013 - Website Maintenance Scheduled for 25JAN13
We have website maintenance scheduled for the 25JAN13 starting at 3pm. Please ensure that you restart your computer when you return to work next week so that the changes will load correctly.

1/9/2013 - SPCC Training on 23JAN13 FULL
The SPCC Training class scheduled for 23JAN13 is FULL. If you need to attend this training, the class scheduled for 24JAN13 has space remaining. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions regarding the training sch...

1/7/2013 - New EMS Form Posted - USAACE Form 2742
USAACE Form 2742 (rev7JAN13), Quarterly Inspection Corrective Actions, has been posted to the EMS section of the website. This form will be used for responding to quartelry inspection reports. Use of this form will be ...

1/2/2013 - EMS Implementation Team Meeting - 9JAN13
The next EMS Implementation Team meeting is scheduled for 9JAN13 at 10am in the bldg 1121 conference room. Agenda items will include:

EPAS/EMS Finding Updates
RCRA Facility Assessment
E-Cycling Event Totals
EMS M...

11/15/2012 - E-CYCLING IS HERE!!!
TODAY IS THE E-CYCLING EVENT FROM 0800 - 1600!!!

Come to the Recycling Center (bldg 9322) or PX to drop off your e-waste! E-Waste refers to a variety of electronic products that have met the end of their useful life....

10/31/2012 - Revised EMS General Awareness Training
We have updated the EMS General Awareness training presentation to reflect current operations. Please ensure each person within your organization receives EMS awareness training in order for us to be in conformance with...

10/26/2012 - Revised EMS Form Posted - USAACE Form 2701
USAACE Form 2701 Aspects and Impacts Worksheet (rev26OCT12) has been posted to the EMS section of the website. The revised form has updated information about the activities, products, and services at Ft Rucker that was ...

10/24/2012 - eCycling Event - 15NOV12
The eCycling event is almost here! It is scheduled for 15NOV12 from 0800 - 1600 at the Recycling Center (bldg 9322). Download the event flyer and post in your work areas to help us maximize the recycling potential!
...

10/1/2012 - Energy Expo - 10 OCT 12
The Energy Expo is scheduled for 10 OCT 12 from 0930 - 1400 at the Festival Fields. Make plans to come check it out!

9/28/2012 - REVISED EMS Forms Posted
The following revised forms have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS forms:

USAACE Form 2711 (rev 28SEP12) SPCC Plan Container Inspection Checklist
USAACE Form 2733 (rev 28SEP12) HWSAP and 90-HWAS...

9/12/2012 - E-Cycling Event - 15 NOV 12
In conjunction with "America Recycles Day" on November 15th, Fort Rucker
will host the 2nd annual 2012 e-cycling event. Acceptable items include:
computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, televisions, radios, and VC...

8/13/2012 - USAACE Form 2719 Site Specific Spill Plan
We have noticed that some users have had issues printing the first page of USACCE Form 2719 so that all text is visible in the top box describing spill response actions. To address this concern, we have posted the form ...

8/10/2012 - Revised EMS Work Instruction Posted
EMS-WI-EM001 Environmental Binders (rev10AUG12) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS work instructions. The revised work instruction reflects the changes in USAACE Form 2717 Environmental Complian...

8/8/2012 - New and Revised EMS Form
The following forms have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS forms:

USAACE Form 2712 (rev8AUG12) Washrack Inspection Checklist
USAACE Form 2717 (rev8AUG12) Environmental Compliance Inspection Chec...

8/6/2012 - REVISED Installation Spill Contingency Plan Posted
A revised version of the Installation Spill Contingency Plan (ISCP) (rev16JUL12) has been posted to the website on the EMS section under EMS plans as well as on the Spill Response section under ISCP. Please discard any ...

8/3/2012 - Revised Work Instruction Posted - EMS-WI-WA004
EMS-WI-WA004 Washrack and Oil Water Separator Operation and Maintenance (rev3AUG12) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS work instructions. Please discard previous versions of this work instructio...

7/31/2012 - New Work Instruction - EMS-WI-AS002
EMS-WI-AS002 Asbestos Abatement Procedures(rev31JUL12) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions. This new work instruction contains details of requirments for contractors conducted a...

7/26/2012 - Environmental Officer Manual - rev10JUL12
The most recent version of the Environmental Officer Manual has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Plans. This version is intended for viewing online and is not formatted for printing. Please conta...

7/26/2012 - Rescheduled 90-HWAS Training
The 90-Day Hazardous Waste Accumulation Site (90-HWAS) Manager Course has been rescheduled for Thursday, 2 AUG from 1300-1500. The location will remain the same - the Conference Room in BLDG 1121. If you were already reg...

7/25/2012 - Revised EMS Work Instruction - EMS-WI-TA001
EMS-WI-TA-001 SPCC Container Inspection Program (rev25JUL12) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS work instructions. Please discard any previous versions of this document and use the most recent v...

7/24/2012 - RESCHEDULED: 90-HWAS Manager Training
The 90-HWAS Manager Training class originally scheduled for today will be rescheduled for next week. Please watch the website for the new date and time. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-3993 with any questions regarding this sc...

7/18/2012 - Revised EMS Form - USAACE Form 2718
USAACE Form 2718 (rev18JUL12) Spill Notification Report has been saved to the EMS section of the website under EMS Forms. This form revision adds a line to describe actions taken to prevent recurrence of a spill. Pleas...

7/17/2012 - New EMS Work Instruction - EMS-WI-WA004
EMS-WI-WA004 Washrack and Oil Water Separator Operation and Maintenance (rev 17JUL12) has been added to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-3993 with any questions ...

7/9/2012 - EMS Implementation Team Meeting - 11JUL12
The EMS Implementation Team Meeting is scheduled for 11 JUL 12 at 10am in the DPW-ENRD conference room (bldg 1121). We will discuss EPAS findings, inspection information, document revisions, and upcoming training. Plea...

7/9/2012 - July Training - Multiple Classes Full
The HWSAP Classes scheduled for 25 and 26 JUL and the SPCC Plan Class scheduled for 25 JUL are all full. The SPCC class on 26 JUL only has 3 more spaces. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions regarding...

6/27/2012 - Revised EMS Form Posted - USAACE Form 2719
USAACE Form 2719 (rev27JUN12) Site Specific Spill Plan has been added to the EMS section of the website under EMS Forms. This revision changes the posting requirements for the plans. Please see the most recent issue of...

6/27/2012 - Flying Green - June 2012
The latest edition of Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder. Please share this newsletter with everyone in your organization. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any qu...

5/30/2012 - Revised EMS Procedures Posted
The following revisions to EMS procedures have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Procedures:

EMS-P008 Records Management (rev30MAY12)
EMS-P009 Legal and Other Requirements (rev30MAY12)
EMS-P011...

5/29/2012 - Revised EMS Procedures Posted
Revised versions of the following procedures have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS procedures:
EMS-P001 Writing EMS Documents (rev29MAY12)
EMS-P002 Document Control (rev29MAY12)
EMS-P003 Aspects...

5/14/2012 - Environmental Construction Management Training
Environmental Construction Management Training is intended for individuals involved in construction, renovation, and project development and management. The course will cover all the environmental considerations and requ...

5/4/2012 - SPCC Plan Class Added - 8MAY12
An additional section of the SPCC Plan class has been added for 8 MAY 12 from 0800-1000. Please sign up to attend this class if you are in need of initial training or annual refresher training. Contact DPW-ENRD at 255-...

4/27/2012 - Revised EMS Form Posted
USAACE Form 2704 (rev27APR12) Interal Audit Interview Checklist has been posted to the EMS section of the website under forms. This version of the forms includes the most recent list of significant aspects and will be u...

4/27/2012 - Internal EPAS Next Week
The internal EPAS is scheduled for next week with the opening meeting at 0900 on 30 APR. Please verify the time your organization will be inspected on the schedule that is posted on the Audit and Compliance Inspection s...

4/23/2012 - EMS Meeting (17APR12) Slides Posted
The slides from the EMS Implementation Team Meeting conducted on 17 APR 12 have been posted to the EMS section of the website under meetings and agendas. Please refer to these slides if you were unable to attend. Conta...

4/23/2012 - Revised EMS Procedure - EMS-P015
EMS-P015 EMS in Contracts (rev23APR12) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Procedures. This revision incorporates that new FAR clause that addresses EMS. Please discard any previous versions of ...

4/23/2012 - Internal EPAS Schedule
The schedule for the internal EPAS has been posted to the website on the Audit and Compliance Inspection page in the EPAS documents folder. The files posted include an Internal EPAS Summary Schedule for compliance inspe...

4/18/2012 - ***EARTH DAY EXPO***
The Earth Day Expo is two days away! Make plans to attend the greenest event of the year on 18 APR 12 from 1000 - 1500 at the festival field. For more information check the Earth Day page of our website or contact DPW-E...

4/17/2012 - EMS Implementation Team Meeting Rescheduled
The EMS Implementation Team meeting has been rescheduled for 17 APR at 1000 in bldg 1121 conference room. Please make plans to attend - we will be discussing the upcoming internal EPAS.

4/11/2012 - EMS Meeting Cancelled - 11 APR 12
The EMS Meeting originally scheduled for 11 APR 12 at 10am has been cancelled. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later time. Please watch the website for updated meeting information.

4/11/2012 - HWSAP Manager Course Full - 26 APR 12
The HWSAP Manager Course scheduled for 26 APR 12 is full. If your annual training is due this month and you have not already signed up for the class on 25 or 26 APR, please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-0487 to discuss your t...

4/9/2012 - Environmental Officer Manual
A revised version of the Environmental Officer Manual has been posted to the website. The version posted to the website is intended for electronic viewing only. The hard copies are provided when you attend the Environm...

4/5/2012 - Class Schedule Change - 26 JUL 12
Training schedule for 26 JUL 12 has been modified slightly. SPCC Plan Training is now 0800-1000 (was in the afternoon), and the HWSAP Manager Course is now 1300-1500 (was in the morning). Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-...

3/30/2012 - SPCC Plan Training
The SPCC Plan Training class scheduled for 26 APR 12 is full. An additional offering of this class has been added for 24 APR 12 from 1300-1500. Please ensure that all oil-handling personnel attend this class annually. ...

3/26/2012 - Earth Day Expo - 18 Apr 2012
The Earth Day Expo is scheduled for 18 Apr 2012 from 1000 - 1500 at the Festival Fields. Check out the Earth Day section of the website for more details.

3/16/2012 - Classes Full - 25 APR 12
The HWSAP Manager Course and the SPCC Plan Course scheduled for 25 APR 12 are both full. Space remains in both classes on 26 APR 12. Contact DPW-ERND at 255-1653 with any questions regarding the training schedule.

3/13/2012 - Revised Work Instruction Posted - EMS-WI-NE001
EMS-WI-NE001 NEPA Program (rev13MAR12) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions. Please discard any previous versions of this work instruction and use the most recent version instead...

3/9/2012 - Flying Green - March 2012 Issue Posted
The lastest issue of Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website. Please take a look and share with everyone in your organization. The Flying Green is one of our EMS awareness training initiatives, a...

3/1/2012 - Asbestos Management Plan
The Asbestos Management Plan (revFEB2012) has been posted to the website on the Asbestos page as well as under EMS Plans on the EMS page. Please discard any previous versions of this plan and use the revised version ins...

2/27/2012 - Revised EMS Form - USAACE Form 2732
USAACE Form 2732 (rev27FEB12) Continued Use Absorbents Tracking Document has been added to the EMS section of the website. This form contains updated information on the continued use absorbents available as well as upda...

2/17/2012 - Rescheduled Environmental Officer Initial Training
The Environmental Officer Initial Training has been rescheduled to 12-13 APR 2012 (was previously 17-18 APR). Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions regarding this change.

2/1/2012 - FY11 SECARMY Environmental Awards
The Fort Rucker EMS has been named the runner up in the FY11 SECARMY Environmental Awards in the Environmental Quality, Non-Industrial Installation category. Congratulations to everyone on the EMS Team for their tireless...

2/1/2012 - New and Revised EMS Forms Posted
The following new and revised forms have been posted to the EMS section of the website under forms:

USAACE Form 2702 (rev1FEB12) Environmental Training Matrix
USAACE Form 2737 (rev1FEB12) Asbestos Physical Assessment...

1/23/2012 - HWSAP Class on 25JAN12 at 8am is FULL
The HWSAP Class scheduled for 25 JAN 12 at 8am is full. Several spaces remain open for the class on 26 JAN 12 at 8am if you are required to attend this training. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 if you have any ques...

1/5/2012 - SPCC Plan Training - 26 JAN 12 Classes Full
The SPCC Plan Training courses scheduled for 1030 and 1300 on 26 JAN 12 are both full. Spaces remain available in the class scheduled for 25 JAN 12 at 1300. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions about ...

1/3/2012 - **UPDATE** EMS Implementation Team Meeting - 11 JAN @ 1000
The next EMS Implementation Team Meeting will be held on 11 JAN at 1000 in the conference room in building 1121 (DPW-ENRD office). This is a different time from what was originally scheduled due to a conflict with a tra...

12/7/2011 - New EMS Form Posted - USAACE Form 2736
USAACE Form 2736 (rev7DEC11) Waste Shipment Record as been added to the EMS section of the website under EMS Forms. This form is intended to be used when disposing waste containing asbestos. Additional information on t...

11/16/2011 - EO and EPOC Policy Memo Posted
A revised version of GC Policy Memo 11-35, Fort Rucker Environmental Officer and Environmental Point of Contact Policy (rev 31OCT11), has been posted to the EMS section of the website under Policy. This policy memo inco...

11/15/2011 - Cancelled Training on 7-8 DEC 11 - HWSAP and SPCC Plan Courses
The HWSAP and SPCC Plan classes originally scheduled for 7 and 8 DEC 11 have been cancelled. Please visit the training section of the Sustainable Fort Rucker website to reschedule your training for the next available se...

11/10/2011 - NEW Flying Green Posted
The NOV 2011 issue of Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website. Please download a copy and use it as a training tool within your organization. Also, old copies of the Flying Green have been remove...

11/4/2011 - Environmental Construction Management Training
DPW-ENRD is offering a new four hour class called Environmental Construction Management Training. This training is intended for individuals involved in construction, renovation, and project development and management. T...

10/26/2011 - E-Cycling Event - 13-15 NOV 2011
Obsolete electronics — ranging from computers, televisions, and stereo equipment to small appliances — become known as “e-waste” when they are discarded. This rapidly growing waste stream can leave toxic metals, such as ...

10/17/2011 - SPCC Training - 27 OCT 11 CLASS FULL
The SPCC Training class scheduled for 27 OCT 11 is now full. Please sign up for the class on 26 OCT if you are due for this training. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions regarding the training schedu...

10/10/2011 - EO/EPOC Training
The Environmental Officer Initial Training Course is scheduled for next week - 18-19 OCT. This is a 16-hr class that is required for all newly assigned Environmental Officers.

The EO/EPOC Refresher Course is schedu...

10/6/2011 - Environmental Officer and EPOC Appointment and Training Plan
A revised version of the Environmental Officer and EPOC Appointment and Training Plan has been posted to the website under EMS Plans and on the Environmental Officer section of the website. This revised version includes...

9/28/2011 - Revised EMS Forms Posted - USAACE Forms 2702 and 2705
USAACE Form 2702 (rev28SEP11) Environmental Training Matrix and USAACE Form 2705 (rev28SEP11) Audit Findings have been saved to the EMS section of the website under EMS forms. Please discard any previous versions of the...

9/26/2011 - Revised EMS Form Posted - USAACE Form 2712
USAACE Form 2712 (rev26SEP11) Washrack Inspection Checklist has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Forms. This checklist includes the ability to conduct multiple inspections on one sheet. Please di...

9/23/2011 - New EMS Work Instruction Posted
EMS-WI-AS001 Asbestos Containing Material Identification (rev23SEP11) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions.

9/22/2011 - EMS Implementation Team Meeting Slides
The slides from the EMS Implementation Team Meeting and the updated objectives and targets have been posted to the EMS section of the website. Please review these items if you were unable to attend the meeting yesterday...

9/20/2011 - EMS Implementation Team meeting - 21 SEP 11
Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the EMS Implementation Team meeting on 21 SEP 11 at 10:00am in the DPW-ENRD Conference Room (Bldg 1121 on Dilly Branch Rd). We will be conducting our annual review of the si...

9/15/2011 - HMCC Free Issue Inventory Updated
An updated listed on the HMCC free issue inventory has been posted to the Hazardous Material section of the website.

9/14/2011 - DOD HM/HW Handler Course Dates Posted
The DOD HM/HW Handler Course is scheduled for the following times:

1 NOV 11 - 0800-1600 - Refresher
2-4 NOV 11 - 0800-1600 - Initial
28 FEB 12 - 0800-1600 - Refresher

This course should be taken by military or ci...

9/14/2011 - Recycling Center Has Moved!
The Recycling Center has moved to Building 9322. The phone number at the new facility is 334-255-0468.

8/26/2011 - HWSAP Manager Class Added - 7SEP11
Due to the large number of people signed up for the 8SEP11 HWSAP manager course, we have added an additional offering of this class on 7 SEP 11 from 1300-1500. This class is an annual training requirement - please sign ...

8/18/2011 - Flying Green AUG2011 Posted
The August 2011 issue of the Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website in the Flying Green folder. This issue contains details on the recent external EPAS as well as the FY12 training schedule.

8/18/2011 - Revised EMS procedure posted - EMS-P016
EMS-P016 Operational Controls (rev 18AUG11) has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Procedures. Please discard any previous versions of this procedure and use the most recent version instead.

8/16/2011 - Spill Response Poster
A quick reference poster for spill response actions has been posted to the website on both the EMS section and Spill Response section of the website. This poster can be placed in any area where a quick reference guide w...

8/16/2011 - FY12 Training Schedule
The DPW-ENRD environmental training classes have been updated on the website. Please visit the training section of the website to sign up for any necessary classes. Remember that annual refreshers are required for all ...

7/21/2011 - Revised EMS Procedure Posted - EMS-P012
EMS-P012 Communications (rev21JUL11) has been posted to the website. This revision reflects a change in the external communication of the significant aspects. Please discard any previous versions of this document and u...

7/15/2011 - New EMS Form Posted - USAACE Form 2720
USAACE Form 2720 (rev15JUL11) Debris Recovery Plan and Statement has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Forms. This form is intended to be used by organizations/contractors conducting C&D operations...

7/15/2011 - Schedule Update - External EPAS
A revised schedule for the external EPAS has been posted to the website under Audit and Compliance Inspections / EPAS. This version reflects an earlier start time for the audits on 18 JUL. The audits will begin at 9am ...

7/14/2011 - Revised External EPAS Schedule Posted
A revised schedule for the External EPAS that begins on Monday, 18 JUL 11, has been posted to the Audit and Compliance Inspection and EMS sections of the website. The revised schedule has one change in the location of a...

7/13/2011 - Revised work instruction and HWMP posted
EMS-WI-SW002 Waste Battery Management (rev13JUL11) has been posted to the EMS section of the website. This work instruction is also Appendix U of the Hazardous Waste Management Plan. A revision of the HWMP (rev13JUL11)...

7/11/2011 - Revised Air Program Work Instructions
The following revised work instructions have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions:

EMS-WI-AE001 Annual Compliance Certification Procedure (rev11JUL11)
EMS-WI-AE002 Aerospace NESHA...

7/11/2011 - Hazardous Waste Management Plan Posted
The Hazardous Waste Management Plan (rev 11JUL11) has been posted to the Hazardous Waste section of the website and the EMS section of the website (under EMS Plans). Please discard all copies of the previous version of ...

7/11/2011 - Revised Work Instructions Posted
The following revised work instructions have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions:

EMS-WI-EM001 Environmental Binders (rev 11JUL11)
EMS-WI-WA001 Stormwater Construction Inspection...

7/8/2011 - Revised work instructions posted
The following work instruction revisions have been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions:

EMS-WI-SW001 Waste Turn In Procedure (rev 8JUL11)
EMS-WI-SW002 Waste Battery Management (rev 8J...

7/6/2011 - New Work Instruction Posted - EMS-WI-SW010
EMS-WI-SW010 Contractor Hazardous Waste Management has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions. This work instruction is applicable for contractors working on the installation temporari...

7/5/2011 - External EPAS Schedule Posted
The final external EPAS schedule has been posted to the Audit and Compliance Inspection section of the website. Please review the schedule to ensure your organization is prepared for the auditors when they arrive. The ...

7/5/2011 - Revised Work Instruction Posted - EMS-WI-SW003
EMS-WI-SW003 Mercury Bulb (Fluorescent) Management (rev 5JUL11) has been posted to the EMS section under EMS Work Instructions. This revised work instruction incorporates information about managing broken bulbs that was...

6/24/2011 - EMS Documents Posted to Website
The following documents have been posted to the EMS section of the website:
USAACE Form 2730 (rev 24JUN11) Hazardous Material Authorization Request
USAACE Form 2731 (rev 24JUN11) STI SP001 AST Repairs
USAACE Form 2719...

6/21/2011 - Rescheduled EO/EPOC Training - 8-9 AUG 11
The Environmental Officer / EPOC Course has been rescheduled for 8-9 August 2011. Please contact DPW-ENRD at 255-1653 with any questions about this change.

6/17/2011 - New and Revised EMS Documents Posted to Website
The following items have been posted to the EMS section of the website:

-EMS-WI-EM001 Environmental Binders - new work instruction to assist with organizing environmental documentation
-USAACE Form 2711 (rev17JUN11) ...

6/16/2011 - Revised EMS Work Instruction - EMS-WI-WA002
EMS-WI-WA002 REV002 Soil Stockpiling Procedure has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Work Instructions. Please discard any previous versions of this document and use this version instead.

6/13/2011 - HWSAP Manager Class for 16 JUN 11 is FULL
The HWSAP Manager Class scheduled for 16 JUN 11 at 2:30pm is full. If you need to attend this training and have not signed up for the class, contact DPW-ENRD for additional options at 255-1653. The next scheduled class...

6/10/2011 - RESCHEDULED - EMS Implementation Team Meeting - 22 JUN 2011
The EMS Implementation Team Meeting has been rescheduled for 22 JUN at 10am in the DPW-ENRD conference room (bldg 1121). Please mark your calendars accordingly and plan to attend this meeting.

6/10/2011 - New EMS Work Instruction and Form Posted
EMS-WI-WA003 Borrow Pit Procedure and USAACE Form 2722 Borrow Pit Use Agreement have been posted to the EMS section of the website. Any organization that uses a borrow pit on post must review this work instruction and s...

6/7/2011 - Revised EMS Procedure Posted - EMS-P001
EMS-P001 REV005, Writing EMS Documents, has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Procedures. This procedure was modified to reflect the new approval process for USAACE forms. Please discard any previ...

6/7/2011 - EMS Implementation Team Meeting / External EPAS Preparation
The next EMS Implementation Team Meeting is scheduled for 29 JUN 11 at 10am in the DPW-ENRD conference room (bldg 1121, Dilly Branch Rd). We will go over various items related to the EMS as well as present information r...

6/1/2011 - Revised EMS Form Posted - USAACE Form 2717
USAACE Form 2717 (rev 1JUN11) Environmental Compliance Inspection Checklist has been posted to the EMS section of the website under EMS Forms. Please discard any previous versions of this form and utilize the most curre...

5/23/2011 - Revised Forms and Procedures Posted
Revisions to the following forms and procedures have been posted to the EMS section of the website:

USAACE Form 2701(rev23MAY11) Aspects and Impacts Worksheet
USAACE Form 2702(rev23MAY11) Environmental Training Matri...

5/17/2011 - Flying Green Posted
The MAY 2011 issue of Flying Green has been posted to the EMS section of the website. Be sure to take a look -
https://www.fortrucker-env.com/Documents/ems/Flying_Green-MAY11v2.pdf

 
 
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