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					                                                                                                  TABLE B-8
                                                                      POTENTIAL SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR HTRW
                                                                                      ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                     Activities                   Sub-Activities                          Impacts                                   Description                          Frequency      Environmental     Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                          Severity                                                  Concerns
   1) Commute to/from the office                                                                         Air Vehicle exhaust emissions (particulate matter, carbon
                                                                                                             monoxide)                                                       5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                      Water NA
                                                                                                       Land NA
                                                                                  Waste Management (Dispose) NA
                                                                                  Waste Management (Recycle) NA
                                                                                           Natural Resources Consumption of fuels                                            5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                     Energy NA
                                                                                                       Other NA
   2) Administrative Activities    Computer use, telephone use, copying, attend                          Air NA
                                   meetings, printing, binders, ink cartridges,                       Water NA
                                   consumption of paper, scanners, fax machine,                        Land NA
                                   PDAs, microwaves, heaters, toasters, fans,     Waste Management (Dispose) Disposal of cans, plastics, newspapers, food wastes,
                                   personal electronics, shredder, procurement                               CDs, garbage                                                    5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                                                  Waste Management (Recycle) Ink cartridges, computer, monitors, furniture, paper,
                                                                                                             shredded paper, binders (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                      0
                                                                                           Natural Resources Water consumption (toilet); use of wood (paper)                 5                 3                  1                  0                  1                  21
                                                                                                     Energy Electricity (use of personal heaters, computers, lights)
                                                                                                                                                                             5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                         Other NA
   3) Solicitation                 Writing solicitation, reviewed and approved                             Air Travel to/from office to project/meeting sites involves
                                   for publication, posted in CBD, pre-proposal                                the use of automobiles and aircraft. These vehicles
                                   conference, Q&A, site visits, preparation of                                emit exhaust (particulate matter, carbon monoxide)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            0
                                   proposal, review proposal, rank/score
                                                                                                      Water    NA
                                   elements, group consensus, recommendation
                                                                                                       Land    NA
                                   to the Chief of Contracts, award contract
                                                                                  Waste Management (Dispose)   Shredded paper, food waste,                                                                                                                                  0
                                                                                  Waste Management (Recycle)   Binders, paper (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                             0
                                                                                           Natural Resources   Consumption of wood (paper)                                   5                 3                  1                  1                  1                  22
                                                                                                     Energy    Consumption of electricity; consumption of fuel and
                                                                                                               oil in vehicles for business travel                           5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                         Other NA
   4) Marketing Customers          Attending conferences, travel/meeting                                   Air Travel to/from office to project/meeting sites involves
                                   customers, trade show attendance                                            the use of automobiles and aircraft. These vehicles
                                                                                                               emit exhaust (particulate matter, carbon monoxide)
                                                                                                                                                                             3                 1                  1                  0                  1                   7
                                                                                                      Water    NA
                                                                                                       Land    NA
                                                                                  Waste Management (Dispose)   NA
                                                                                  Waste Management (Recycle)   NA
                                                                                           Natural Resources   NA
                                                                                                     Energy    Consumption of electricity; consumption of fuel and
                                                                                                               oil in vehicles for business travel                           5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                       Other   NA
   5) Scoping/Negotiating/Award    Set metrics – meet EHS laws and regs, follow                          Air   NA
                                   an EMS, format of reports, quantity of                             Water    NA
                                   reports, type of paper use, protocols for                           Land    NA
                                   executing the work, minimizing IDW             Waste Management (Dispose)   NA
                                   generation, decontamination process, direct    Waste Management (Recycle)   Paper (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                                      0
                                   push/core drilling, use of PPE                          Natural Resources   Consumption of wood (paper)                                   5                 1                  1                  1                  1                  12



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                                                                                                                  TABLE B-8
                                                                                      POTENTIAL SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR HTRW
                                                                                                      ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                     Activities                                 Sub-Activities                           Impacts                                   Description                          Frequency      Environmental     Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Severity                                                  Concerns
   5) Continued Scoping/Negotiating/Award                                                                           Energy    NA
                                                                                                                      Other   NA
   6) Deliverables                              Preparation of report/document, review                                  Air   NA
                                                document, comment on document, Draft and                             Water    NA
                                                Final report preparation, review and comment                          Land    NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Dispose)   NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle)   Binders, papers, and CDs (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                   0
                                                                                                          Natural Resources   Consumption of wood (paper)                                   5                 1                  1                  1                  1                  12
                                                                                                                    Energy    NA
                                                                                                                      Other   NA
   7) Project Execution (excluding field work   Oversight, site visits/inspections, design, IT                          Air   Travel to/from office to project/meeting sites involves
   and construction)                            services                                                                      the use of automobiles and aircraft. These vehicles
                                                                                                                              emit exhaust (particulate matter, carbon monoxide)
                                                                                                                                                                                            3                 1                  1                  0                  1                   7
                                                                                                                     Water    NA
                                                                                                                      Land    NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Dispose)   Disposal of personal protective equipment (PPE)               3                 3                  1                  3                  0                  15
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle)   NA
                                                                                                          Natural Resources   NA
                                                                                                                    Energy    Consumption of fuel and oil in vehicles for business
                                                                                                                              travel                                                        5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                        Other NA
   8) Field Work/Construction Use of triad to   Sampling (air, water, soil, sediments, noise),                            Air Emission from treatment process (metals and
   minimize sampling waste. Treatment train     installing wells, decontamination water,                                      organics), particulate from dust/earth moving
   dismantled and parts reuse at other sites.   SI/RI, RA (remedial technologies),                                            activities, isopropyl alcohol, methane exhaust from
                                                LTM/LTO                                                                       landfill                                                     3                  1                  1                  3                  1                  10
                                                                                                                        Water Discharge of investigative derived waste (IDW) to
                                                                                                                              surface or groundwater, petroleum, oil, and lubricants
                                                                                                                              (POL) spills, isopropyl alcohol, discharges to publicly
                                                                                                                              owned treatment works (POTW)
                                                                                                                                                                                           3                  2                  1                  3                  2                  14
                                                                                                                      Land POL spills, discharge of IDW, isopropyl alcohol,
                                                                                                                            disposal of chemicals in field sampling kits                   3                  2                  1                  3                  1                  13
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Dispose) PPE, treatment residuals (filters, sludges, sampling
                                                                                                                            equipment, contaminated media (water, sediment,
                                                                                                                            soils), PVC piping, field sampling kits, acetate
                                                                                                                            sampling sleeves, sample containers, IDW samples
                                                                                                                                                                                           3                  3                  1                  3                  1                  16
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle) Granular activated carbon (GAC), recovered POLs,
                                                                                                                            fencing, signs, scrap metal, concrete, asphalt, metal
                                                                                                                            piping, geotechnical sample containers (Positive
                                                                                                                            Impact)                                                                                                                                                        0
                                                                                                          Natural Resources Water consumption for site restoration, dust
                                                                                                                            suppressions, impacts to aquifer/ hydraulic
                                                                                                                            conductivity, impacts to vegetation, borrow material,
                                                                                                                            use of geomembranes/geotextiles, iron filings
                                                                                                                                                                                           3                  2                  1                  1                  1                  11
                                                                                                                       Energy Use of diesel and other fuels for equipment;
                                                                                                                              consumption of electricity                                    3                 1                  1                  0                  1                   7




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                                                                                                         TABLE B-8
                                                                             POTENTIAL SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR HTRW
                                                                                             ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                      Activities                         Sub-Activities                         Impacts                                  Description                      Frequency      Environmental     Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                           Severity                                                  Concerns
   8) Continued Field Work/Construction                                                                      Other Noise from operation of equipment, increased traffic
                                                                                                                   (dig and hauling), aesthetics to disguise treatment
                                                                                                                   system, odors                                             3                  1                  1                  0                  1                   7
   9) Project Closeout                    Invoices paid/DCAA audit complete,                                   Air NA
                                          technical requirements met, Lessons-learned                       Water NA
                                          process, ARIMS System, Contractor report                           Land NA
                                          card, clean out shelves                       Waste Management (Dispose) Paper                                                      5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                                                        Waste Management (Recycle) Paper, binders, shredded paper (Positive impact)                                                                                                          0
                                                                                                 Natural Resources Consumption of wood (paper)
                                                                                                           Energy NA
                                                                                                             Other NA
   Note: Positive environmental impact




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                                                                                                             TABLE B-9
                                                                              POTENTIAL SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR CIVIL DESIGN
                                                                                                 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

   Activities                                   Sub-Activities                                           Impacts                                  Description                        Frequency      Environmental     Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Severity                                                  Concerns
   1) Commuting to/from work                    Drive single passenger/taking bus/carpooling                            Air Vehicle exhaust emissions (particulate matter, carbon
                                                                                                                            monoxide)                                                    5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                     Water NA
                                                                                                                      Land NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Dispose) NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle) NA
                                                                                                          Natural Resources Consumption of undisturbed land for roads/highways          2                  2                  1                  0                  1                   7
                                                                                                                    Energy Consumption of fuel and oil in the vehicle                   5                  1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                      Other NA
   2) Administrative Activities                 Computer use, telephone use, copying, attend                            Air Travel to/from office to project/meeting sites
                                                meetings, printing, binders, ink cartridges,                                involves the use of automobiles and aircraft. These
                                                consumption of paper, use of scanners, fax                                  vehicles emit exhaust (particulate matter, carbon
                                                machine, PDAs, microwaves, heaters,                                         monoxide)                                                    3                 1                  1                  0                  1                  7
                                                toasters, refrigerators, fans, personal                              Water NA
                                                electronics, shredder, procurement, travel in                         Land NA
                                                GSA vehicles, and commercial aircraft            Waste Management (Dispose) Paper, cans, cardboard, food waste, toner cartridges         5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle) Paper, cans, ink cartridges, binders, cardboard boxes,
                                                                                                                            and toner cartridges (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                     0
                                                                                                          Natural Resources Consumption of water; consumption of wood (paper
                                                                                                                            for typical office activities)                               5                 3                  1                  0                  1                  21
                                                                                                                    Energy Consumption of electricity; consumption of fuel and
                                                                                                                            oil in vehicles for business travel                         3                  1                  1                  0                  1                  7
                                                                                                                      Other NA
   3) PED (Preconstruction Engineering Design) Authorization from Congress, assigned to a                               Air Air emissions from the use of the drill rig. These
   Phase                                       PM, develop a design acquisition strategy,                                   emissions can include (particulate matter and carbon
                                               assemble an in- house PDT, prepare a PMP,                                    monoxide)                                                    3                 1                  1                  0                  1                  7
                                               conduct a kick-off meeting, conduct site                              Water Releases of fuels/oils to waterways associated with
                                               surveys and subsurface investigations,                                       drips, leaks, or spills from the drill rig                   3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
                                               develop a design memo, prepare plans and                               Land Spills or releases of grout from drilling activities,
                                               specifications, coordinate with USF&W                                        drilling mud (bentonite)                                     3                 3                  1                  1                  1                  14
                                               during the development of plans and specs, if     Waste Management (Dispose) Potential asbestos containing materials (ACM),
                                               necessary (travel required)                                                  polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Lead, and soil
                                                                                                                            samples collected from structure that may need to be
                                                                                                                            remodeled or removed.                                        3                 3                  1                  5                  2                  19
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle) Typically USACE requires the use of steel with
                                                                                                                            recycled material; the specs also allow the use of
                                                                                                                            Pozzolan for concrete; the demolition specs
                                                                                                                            encourage the contractor to reuse building materials
                                                                                                                            (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                                           0
                                                                                                          Natural Resources Consumption of wood (paper)                                 5                  1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                    Energy Consumption of fuel and oil (drilling rigs)                  3                  1                  1                  0                  1                   7
                                                                                                                      Other Use of electronic copies and CDs for plans, specs,
                                                                                                                            and documents (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                            0
   4) Contract Solicitation and Award           Writing solicitation, reviewed and approved                             Air NA
                                                for publication, posted in Fed Biz Ops,                              Water NA
                                                clarifications on specs and drawings, bid                             Land NA
                                                submission, legal review of bid documents,       Waste Management (Dispose) Paper, cans, cardboard, food waste, toner cartridges         5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                submission of supporting/ reference              Waste Management (Recycle) Paper, cans, ink cartridges, binders, cardboard boxes,                                                                                                      0
                                                information, submit to Contracting Officer for            Natural Resources Consumption of water; consumption of wood (paper
                                                signature, award contract                                                   for typical office activities)                               5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23




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                                                                                                               TABLE B-9
                                                                                POTENTIAL SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR CIVIL DESIGN
                                                                                                   ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

   Activities                                     Sub-Activities                                          Impacts                                    Description                          Frequency      Environmental     Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Severity                                                  Concerns
   4) Continued Contract Solicitation and                                                                               Energy Consumption of electricity; consumption of fuel and
   Award                                                                                                                       oil in vehicles for business travel                           3                  1                  1                  0                  1                  7
   5) Construction Phase demobilization,            Contractor mobilization/                                             Air Particulate matter (dust) and carbon monoxide from              3                  1                  1                  1                  1                  8
   establish site layout, excavation and                                                                              Water construction vehicles. Particulate matter and soot
                                                                                                                             Leaks, releases and spills of fuel/oils from
   demolition, concrete construction, steel                                                                                  construction vehicles; discharges of sediment run-off
   construction, erection of building, utility                                                                               and soil erosion from construction activities;
   work, roofing paving/curbing/sidewalks,                                                                                   sediment contaminants (PCBs, heavy metals) of
   temporary facility/utilities, contractor staging                                                                          adjacent waterways                                               3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
   area, material storage, storm water control                                                                         Land Release of fuels/oils, sewage from a line rupture,                                                                                                              14
   (NPDES permit), SWPPP, erosion prevention                                                                                 explosives                                                      3                  3                  1                  1                  1
   activities, mobile fueling dispensing truck,                                                   Waste Management (Dispose) Concrete, excess fill material, vegetation/trees, build         3                  2                  1                  1                  1                  11
   daily cleanup and housekeeping, site                                                                                      material (wood, aggregate, masonry, brick, tile,
   cleaning, fencing to protect trees/ vegetation,                                                                           shingles, metal, insulation, plastic) trash and debris,
   vehicle maintenance/repair, create and                                                                                    food waste
   expand wetlands, revegetation, construction                                                    Waste Management (Recycle) Excavated material (fill), trees – lumber use, concrete
   of fish structures, mitigate or avoid cultural                                                                            (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                                              0
   issues, excavation and archiving of artifacts                                                           Natural Resources Sediments in waterways can cause impacts to
                                                                                                                             spawning seasons (disruption to sensitive habitats).
                                                                                                                             Consumption of water for dust control                           3                  2                  1                  1                  1                  11
                                                                                                                     Energy Consumption of fuel, use of electricity, Consumption
                                                                                                                             of plastics for recreational furniture                          3                  1                  1                  0                  1                  7
                                                                                                                         Other Noise associated with construction activities, impacts
                                                                                                                               to cultural resources, traffic impacts during
                                                                                                                               construction activity, stability of existing structures,
                                                                                                                               impacts to existing roads, use of plastics rather than
                                                                                                                               treated wood for recreation furniture to prevent
                                                                                                                               contamination of water by copper, chromium and
                                                                                                                               arsenic (Positive Impact)
                                                                                                                                                                                             3                  1                  1                  1                  1                  8
   6) Complete Operations and Maintenance         Plans include wetlands restoration                                     Air NA
   Manual / Submittal of Letter of Map Revision   monitoring, upkeep of structures, inspection                        Water Reduction of flooding potential and creation of                                                                                                                 0
   (LOMR) to FEMA, Finalize the Cost Sharing      requirements, routine maintenance activities,                              wetlands (Positive Impacts)
   Agreement                                      restrictions associated with the operation or                        Land Building species habitat (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                      0
                                                  use of the facility                             Waste Management (Dispose) NA
                                                                                                  Waste Management (Recycle) NA
                                                                                                           Natural Resources NA
                                                                                                                     Energy Consumption of fuel/oil associated with the site visit           3                  1                  1                  0                  1                  7
                                                                                                                       Other NA
   7) Annual Inspections of the Project           Site visits of projects                                                Air Travel to/from office to project/meeting sites
                                                                                                                             involves the use of automobiles and aircraft. These
                                                                                                                             vehicles discharge exhaust (particulate matter, carbon
                                                                                                                             monoxide)                                                        3                 1                  1                  0                  1                  7
                                                                                                                      Water NA
                                                                                                                       Land NA
                                                                                                  Waste Management (Dispose) NA
                                                                                                  Waste Management (Recycle) NA
                                                                                                           Natural Resources NA
                                                                                                                     Energy NA
                                                                                                                       Other NA
   Note: Positive environmental impact



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                                                                                                                        TABLE B-10
                                                                                              SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACT FOR CONSTRUCTION
                                                                                                            ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM


                          Activities                                  Sub-Activities                           Impacts                                    Description                          Frequency   Environmental   Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community        TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Severity                                               Concerns
        1) Administrative Note: Typical NPDES         Pre-bid conference, ward, review                                           Air Travel to/from office to project/meeting sites involves
        Permit requires no additional sampling        specifications, award, contractor selection,                                   the use of automobiles and aircraft. These vehicles
        (Project Engineer continually monitors silt   authority transferred to COR, submit register,                                 emit exhaust (particulate matter, carbon monoxide)
        fencing, hay bails etc.)                      (30-60 days), contractor required to turn in                                                                                                 3             2                 1                   0                  0                  9
                                                      EP, SPCC, SWPPP for review, Plan approval                            Water NA
                                                      (QC, Safety, Demolition) permitting,                                  Land NA
                                                      assigning contractor representative              Waste Management (Dispose) Disposal of cans, plastics, newspapers, food wastes,
                                                                                                                                  CDs, garbage                                                     5             3                 1                   3                  0                  23
                                                                                                       Waste Management (Recycle) Ink cartridges, computer, monitors, furniture, paper,
                                                                                                                                  shredded paper, binders (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                   0
                                                                                                                Natural Resources Water consumption (toilet); use of wood (paper)                  5             3                 1                   0                  1                  21
                                                                                                                          Energy Use of electricity from personal heaters, computers,
                                                                                                                                  lights and other office equipment                                5             1                 1                   0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                            Other NA
        2) PreMob/Mobilization                        Coordinating toilets, utilities, office space,                          Air Nuisance dust, emission particulate matter and
                                                      digging permit, staging construction area,                                  carbon dioxide associated with vehicle, heavy
                                                      excavation, fuel storage, hazardous materials                               equipment, and generator fuels                                   3             1                 1                   2                  0                  8
                                                      storage, silt fencing, grubbing, vegetation                             Water Spills/releases of hazardous materials and petroleum
                                                      removal, and structure demolition                                             oils and lubricants (POL)                                      3             4                 1                   4                  2                  21
                                                                                                                              Land Hazardous materials spills, POL spills, run-off from
                                                                                                                                    staging area (erosion). Create “Mound Habitat” from
                                                                                                                                    grubbed vegetation (Positive Impact)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   3             3                 1                   1                  1                  14
                                                                                                       Waste Management (Dispose) Personal protective equipment (PPE), construction
                                                                                                                                  debris (approved landfills only), contaminated media
                                                                                                                                  if any (water, sediment, soils), food waste
                                                                                                                                                                                                   5             3                 1                   3                  0                  23
                                                                                                       Waste Management (Recycle) Construction debris, excavated media (water,
                                                                                                                                  sediment, soils) and excavation media not stored near
                                                                                                                                  any flood plane area (Positive Impacts)                                                                                                                    0
                                                                                                                Natural Resources Consumption of sediment, water, and vegetation
                                                                                                                                  during the construction process                                  3             1                 1                   0                  0                  6
                                                                                                                          Energy Fuel consumption
                                                                                                                            Other Cultural resources, noise, traffic, and aesthetics               3             3                 1                   0                  0                  12
        3) Demolition                                 Structure demolition (note possible asbestos,                           Air Nuisance dust, emission of particulate matter and
                                                      lead, PCB issues), construction debris,                                     carbon dioxide associated with vehicle, heavy
                                                      excavation                                                                  equipment, and generator fuel                                    5             1                 1                   2                  0                  12
                                                                                                                           Water Leaks/Spills of hazardous materials or POL                        3             4                 1                   4                  2                  21
                                                                                                                            Land Hazardous materials spills, POL spills, run-off from
                                                                                                                                  staging area (erosion). Create “Mound Habitat” from
                                                                                                                                  grubbed vegetation and don’t allow general vehicle
                                                                                                                                  maintenance on-site (Positive Impacts)                           3             3                 1                   1                  1                  14
                                                                                                       Waste Management (Dispose) PPE, asbestos, lead, PCBs, construction debris
                                                                                                                                  (approved landfills only), contaminated media if any
                                                                                                                                  (water, sediment, soils), food waste                             3             3                 1                   5                  2                  19
                                                                                                       Waste Management (Recycle) Construction debris (steel studs/concrete), excavated
                                                                                                                                  media (water, sediment, soils); excavation media not
                                                                                                                                  stored near any flood plane area; and building fixtures
                                                                                                                                  removed and reused before demolition (Positive
                                                                                                                                  Impacts)                                                                                                                                                    0
                                                                                                                  Natural Resources Consumption of water and vegetation                            3             1                 1                   0                  0                   6
                                                                                                                            Energy Fuel consumption                                                3             3                 1                   0                  0                  12
                                                                                                                              Other Cultural resources, noise, traffic, and aesthetics             3             3                 1                   4                  1                  17




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                                                                                                                             TABLE B-10
                                                                                                   SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACT FOR CONSTRUCTION
                                                                                                                 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM


                           Activities                                      Sub-Activities                            Impacts                                   Description                         Frequency   Environmental   Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community        TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Severity                                               Concerns
        4) Digging/Excavation                              Digging, trenching, foot print of construction                              Air Nuisance dust, emission particulates associated with
                                                           project (digging down). MILCON now                                              vehicle, heavy equipment, and generator fuel. Air
                                                           working on in-ground utilities, foundation,                                     emissions associated with boiler operations and
                                                           sewage, boile rstart-up, and welding activities                                 welding activities                                          5             1                 1                   2                  0                  12
                                                                                                                                 Water Hazardous materials spills, POL spills                          3             4                 1                   4                  2                  21
                                                                                                                                  Land Hazardous materials spills, POL spills                          3             3                 1                   1                  1                  14
                                                                                                             Waste Management (Dispose) PPE, contaminated media if any (water, sediment,
                                                                                                                                        soils), food waste                                             3             2                 1                   3                  1                  13
                                                                                                             Waste Management (Recycle) Excavated media (water, sediment, soils) and
                                                                                                                                        excavation media not stored near any flood plane area
                                                                                                                                        (Positive Impacts).                                                                                                                                      0
                                                                                                                      Natural Resources NA
                                                                                                                                Energy Fuel consumption                                                3             3                 1                   0                  0                  12
                                                                                                                                  Other Cultural resources, noise, traffic, and aesthetics             3             3                 1                   4                  1                  17
        5) Project Peak Construction Phase (During                                                                                  Air Nuisance dust, emissions of particulate matter and
        this construction phase the site has the most                                                                                   carbon monoxide associated with vehicle, heavy
        number of vehicles and workers on-site. In                                                                                      equipment, and generator fuel, emissions associated
        addition, the amount hazardous materials and                                                                                    with epoxy/sealants, and painting activities                   5             1                 1                   2                  0                  12
        supplies stored on-site are is at it’s highest.)                                                                         Water Hazardous materials or POL spills                               3             4                 1                   4                  2                  21
        Note: Most time consuming task is contractor                                                                              Land Hazardous materials or POL spills, run-off from
        oversight with regards to construction debris.                                                                                  staging area (erosion). Create “Mound Habitat” from
                                                                                                                                        grubbed vegetation, create wetlands, and re-vegetate
                                                                                                                                        disturbed areas with native plant species and don’t
                                                                                                                                        allow general vehicle maintenance on-site (Positive
                                                                                                                                        Impacts)                                                       3             3                 1                   1                  1                  14
                                                                                                             Waste Management (Dispose) Hazardous waste, construction debris (approved
                                                                                                                                        landfills only), and food waste                                3             3                 1                   4                  1                  17
                                                                                                             Waste Management (Recycle) Construction debris (steel studs/concrete), excavated
                                                                                                                                        media (water, sediment, soils) (Positive Impact)                                                                                                          0
                                                                                                                        Natural Resources Water, vegetation, ores                                      3             1                 1                   0                  0                   6
                                                                                                                                  Energy Fuel consumption                                              3             3                 1                   0                  0                  12
                                                                                                                                    Other Cultural resources, noise (minimize the number of
                                                                                                                                          hours worked on site [Positive Impact]), traffic, and
                                                                                                                                          aesthetics                                                   3             3                 1                   3                  2                  17
        6) Dredging Note: During re-introduction of                                                                                   Air Emissions of particulate matter and carbon dioxide
        solid dredging material into the native                                                                                           associated with heavy equipment use                          5             1                 1                   2                  0                  12
        waterway that specific solid particulate (cubic                                                                          Water POL spills                                                      3             4                 1                   4                  2                  21
        feet/seconds of flow/per day) requirements                                                                                Land POL spills and plastic casings. Create “Island
        have to be met.                                                                                                                 Habitat” from dredged solid material (Positive
                                                                                                                                        Impact)                                                        3             3                 1                   1                  1                  14
                                                                                                             Waste Management (Dispose) Plastic casings                                                3             1                 1                   1                  0                   7
                                                                                                             Waste Management (Recycle) Plastic casings, dredged material replaced typically re-
                                                                                                                                        introduced back into native waterway (Positive
                                                                                                                                        Impact)                                                                                                                                                  0
                                                                                                                      Natural Resources NA
                                                                                                                                Energy Fuel consumption                                                3             3                 1                   0                  0                  12
                                                                                                                                  Other Cultural resources, noise, boat traffic, submerged
                                                                                                                                        dredging discharge lines, and aesthetics                       3             3                 1                   3                  2                  17
        7) Post Construction Used Lesson Learned in- Site inspection of mitigation controls.                                        Air Emissions of particulate matter and carbon monoxide
        house and with contractor.                   Implement corrective action if mitigation                                          associated with travel                                         5             1                 1                   2                  0                  12




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                                                                                            SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACT FOR CONSTRUCTION
                                                                                                          ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM


                           Activities                             Sub-Activities                        Impacts                                    Description                           Frequency   Environmental   Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community        TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Severity                                               Concerns
        7) Continued Post Construction             control unresponsive (i.e., re-growth)                            Water Only positive for remaining media – verifying that
                                                                                                                           mitigation controls are effective; if not a corrective
                                                                                                                           action measure is implemented (Positive Impact)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       0
                                                                                                                      Land    NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Dispose)   NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle)   NA
                                                                                                          Natural Resources   NA
                                                                                                                    Energy    NA
                                                                                                                      Other   NA
        8) Rapid Response Lesson Learned used in   Not first responder – second responder                               Air   Emission of particulate matter and carbon monoxide
        house                                                                                                                 associated with travel                                         5             1                 1                   2                  0                  12
                                                                                                                     Water    Positive Impact for remaining media – cleaning-up
                                                                                                                              contaminated media and mitigating any further
                                                                                                                              environmental impact (removal, cap, biological clean-
                                                                                                                              up, drum waste, household waste clean-up after
                                                                                                                              natural disasters, transfer of waste before pending
                                                                                                                              natural disaster strikes, stabilization, chemical clean-
                                                                                                                              up)                                                                                                                                                      0
                                                                                                                      Land    NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Dispose)   NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle)   NA
                                                                                                          Natural Resources   NA
                                                                                                                    Energy    NA
                                                                                                                      Other   NA
        Note: Positive environmental impact




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                                                                                      SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR MILCON/DESIGN
                                                                                                     ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                     Activities                                Sub-Activities                            Impacts                                    Description                        Frequency      Environmental     Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Severity                                                  Concerns
   1) Administrative Functions (Computers       Computer use, telephone use, copying, attend                            Air    NA
   connected to the copy machines) (Layout of   meetings, printing paper, use of binders,                            Water     NA
   office space – proximity to co-workers)      consumption of ink cartridges, consumption                            Land     NA
   (More frequent pick-up of paper) (Source     of paper, scanners, fax machine, PDAs,           Waste Management (Dispose)    Paper, cans, bottles, cardboard, binder, copy
   solicitation specifications)                 microwaves, heaters, toasters, fans, personal                                  cartridges, magazines, newspapers, hard drives, CDs
                                                electronics, shredder, procurement, use of                                                                                                 5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                elevators                                        Waste Management (Recycle) Paper, cans, bottles, cardboard, binders, toner/printer
                                                                                                                            cartridges, computers and monitors (Positive Impact)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          0
                                                                                                            Natural Resources Consumption of wood (paper)                                 5                  2                  1                  0                  0                  15
                                                                                                                      Energy Use of electricity for lights, computers, monitors, and
                                                                                                                              other office equipment                                       5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                        Other NA
   2) In-house Design                           Administrative/Production Request from                                    Air Selection of boilers, generators (back-up power) air
                                                DOD, assigned to a PM, design acquisition                                     emissions associated with hydrant fuels, paints,
                                                strategy, in- house PDT is developed,                                         radon, and furniture                                        3                  1                  1                  0                  0                  6
                                                prepares a PMP, kick-off meeting, charette                              Water Storm water management issues (divert to ditch or
                                                with customer, and design production.                                         storm water collection system), erosion control
                                                Facility Design – siting, storm water capture                                 measures (discharge of sediment to surface waters).
                                                and wastewater minimization, construction                                     Industrial pre-treatment functions (use of oil/water
                                                materials, material selection, efficiency of                                  separators, etc.)                                           3                  2                  1                  3                  1                  13
                                                land use, cost estimates cover all project,                             Land Erosion control (staging areas, limit disturbance of
                                                utilities, existing contamination (hydrant                                    natural landscape); use of pesticides/herbicides
                                                fuels), waste minimization, waste                                                                                                         3                  2                  1                  2                  1                  12
                                                management, recycle material plan,               Waste Management (Dispose) Disposal of wood, concrete, steel, glass, carpeting,
                                                LEED/SpiRiT, and equipment efficiency.                                      asphalt,                                                       5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                Evaluation of build new/reuse/ remodel old       Waste Management (Recycle) Reuse/disposal of wood, concrete, steel, glass,
                                                buildings (additions). Amount of insulation                                 carpeting, asphalt, top soil, bathroom fixtures, tiles,
                                                used, conduct an energy analysis, equipment                                 wood paneling (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                              0
                                                efficiencies, adjust loads, locations/type of             Natural Resources Consumption of water (water conserving plumbing
                                                windows, lighting fixtures, site building, and                              fixtures, xeroscaping) Consumption of pesticides,
                                                vestibule airlocks. Location of building for                                T&E considerations, cultural resource preservation            3                  2                  1                  1                  1                  11
                                                foot/vehicle traffic, bicycle racks/showers                         Energy Consumption of electricity (heating, cooling,
                                                                                                                            lighting, computer, etc.)                                      5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                      Other Reduction of vehicle traffic (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                0
   3) Document Production Use of smaller        ½ size drawings (use of odd size paper), use                            Air NA
   paper size. Use of an FTP sites instead of   of CDs, design of drawing on the computer,                           Water NA
   CDs (approximately 500 CDs/project)          review of the design on paper, number of                              Land NA
                                                contractor drawing sets                          Waste Management (Dispose) Disposal of paper and other office waste                       5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle) Paper (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                                       0
                                                                                                          Natural Resources NA
                                                                                                                    Energy Consumption of electricity associated with office
                                                                                                                            equipment                                                      5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                      Other NA
   4) Commute to/from work                                                                                              Air Vehicle emissions – PM, carbon monoxide                        5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                     Water NA
                                                                                                                      Land NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Dispose) NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle) NA
                                                                                                          Natural Resources NA




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                                                                                 SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR MILCON/DESIGN
                                                                                                ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                      Activities                         Sub-Activities                              Impacts                                   Description                        Frequency      Environmental     Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Severity                                                  Concerns
   4) Continued Commute to/from work                                                                               Energy Consumption of fuels                                        5                1                   1                  0                 1                   11
                                                                                                                    Other NA
   5) Construction                       Contractor mobilization and demobilization,                                  Air Emissions of particulate matter and dust land
                                         site layout, excavation, concrete construction,                                  disturbances; emissions from heavy construction
                                         steel construction, erection of building, utility                                equipment; VOCs emissions from paints, glues,
                                         work, roofing paving/curbing/sidewalks,                                          epoxies, solvents, adhesives, caulking, waterproofing
                                         temporary facility/utilities, contractor staging                                                                                            3                  1                  1                  0                  1                  7
                                         area, material storage, storm water control                                Water Sediment run-off into surface waters; spills/leaks of
                                         (NPDES permit), SWPPP, mobile fueling                                            petroleum, oils and lubricants (POL) and hazardous
                                         dispensing truck, daily cleanup and                                              materials; releases to groundwater and surface waters
                                         housekeeping, site cleaning, protective                                                                                                      3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
                                         measures for trees/vegetation, vehicle
                                                                                                                  Land Spills/leaks of POL or hazardous materials                     3                 3                  1                  1                  1                  14
                                         maintenance/repair
                                                                                             Waste Management (Dispose) Packing materials/shipping containers (buckets, bags,
                                                                                                                        etc.), food wastes, construction remnants (carpet,
                                                                                                                        metals, tiles, wood, concrete, paint/paint related
                                                                                                                        wastes, POL, tin, PVC, masonry, shingles, roofing)
                                                                                                                                                                                      3                 3                  1                  3                  0                  15
                                                                                             Waste Management (Recycle) Asphalt, concrete, wood, POL                                                                                                                                 0
                                                                                                      Natural Resources Erosion of soils, metals, wood, plastics, water,
                                                                                                                        chemicals, gravel and vegetation                             3                  1                  1                  0                  0                  6
                                                                                                                Energy Fuels and electricity for equipment (mobile
                                                                                                                        generators)                                                  5                  1                  1                  2                  1                  13
                                                                                                                  Other Construction noise and traffic impacts                       3                  1                  1                  0                  2                   8
   Note: Positive environmental impact




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                                                                                                                 TABLE B-12
                                                                                        SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR OPERATIONS
                                                                                                      ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                       Activities                             Sub-Activities                             Impacts                                   Description                        Frequency      Environmental                           Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Severity                                                  Concerns
   1) Commute to/from work                    Single drivers, carpool, bus                                              Air Vehicle emissions - Particulate matter, carbon
                                                                                                                            monoxide                                                      5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                     Water NA
                                                                                                                      Land NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Dispose) NA
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle) NA
                                                                                                          Natural Resources Consumption of wood (paper)
                                                                                                                    Energy Consumption of fuels                                           5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                      Other NA
   2) Administrative                          Site visits, Inspect dams, writing ER                                     Air Travel to/from office to site/project/meeting sites
                                              (engineering regulations) for dam safety,                                     involves the use of automobiles and aircraft. These
                                              conduct facility inspection, prepare reports to                               vehicles emit exhaust (particulate matter, carbon
                                              document inspection findings, testing of                                      monoxide)                                                     3                 2                  1                  0                  0                  9
                                              equipment, Project Manager for Repair                                  Water NA
                                              /Maintenance projects – compliance audits,                              Land NA
                                              setting policy, prepare reports to document        Waste Management (Dispose) Paper, cans, bottles, cardboard, binder, copy
                                              audit findings - Prepare budgets (3-year                                      cartridges, magazines, newspapers, hard drives, CDs,
                                              cycle), GIS, and cumulative impacts                                           computer and electric equipment, batteries                    5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle) Paper, cans, bottles, cardboard, binders, toner/printer
                                                                                                                            cartridges, computers and monitors and other
                                                                                                                            electronics (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                               0
                                                                                                          Natural Resources NA                                                                                                                                                          0
                                                                                                                    Energy Consumption of electricity for lights, building
                                                                                                                            heating and cooling, and other equipment                      5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                      Other NA
   3) Decision to Conduct Maintenance         Dewatering activities, identify appropriate fill                          Air Particulates, dust, carbon monoxide emissions from
                                              material for the dam, construction of a coffer                                equipment/pumps
                                              dam, pump out water behind the dam,
                                              sometimes filters the water, silt is removed
                                              (disposal back into the water body of disposal
                                              off-site), fish is removed along with water,
                                              capture fish/dispose of fish, inspection and
                                              maintenance activities conducted, shut
                                              valves, drain water into sump, do                                                                                                           3                 2                  1                  0                  0                  9
                                              maintenance, water discharged to the river                             Water Discharge of sediment/silt to the water body, release
                                              per the NPDES permits                                                         of trace metals or other contaminants, disturbed
                                                                                                                            vegetation, fuels or oils spills                              3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
                                                                                                                      Land Release of trace metals or other contaminants,
                                                                                                                            erosion issues                                               3                  3                  1                  3                  1                  16
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Dispose) Dead fish, soils, aquatic vegetation                         3                  2                  1                  3                  1                  13
                                                                                                 Waste Management (Recycle) Water, soils, portable dams (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                0
                                                                                                          Natural Resources Consumption of water, consumption of fill material,
                                                                                                                            loss of vegetation, loss of fish                             3                  1                  1                  0                  1                  7
                                                                                                                    Energy Electricity to run the pumps                                  3                  1                  1                  0                  1                  7
                                                                                                                      Other Odor of rotting fish and vegetation, potential cultural
                                                                                                                            resource impacts, shut down of plant                         3                  2                  1                  0                  1                  10
   4) Release of water for unit maintenance                                                                             Air Discharge of carbon monoxide from the use of
                                                                                                                            diesel/electric pump                                          3                 2                  1                  0                  0                   9
                                                                                                                     Water Spills/releases of oils/fuels from equipment                   3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
                                                                                                                      Land NA



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                                                                                      SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR OPERATIONS
                                                                                                    ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                    Activities                              Sub-Activities                           Impacts                                 Description                       Frequency      Environmental                           Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                Severity                                                  Concerns
   4) Continued Release of water for unit                                                    Waste Management (Dispose) Dead fish
   maintenance                                                                                                                                                                    3                  3                  1                  4                  2                  18
                                                                                             Waste Management (Recycle) Water and fish (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                          0
                                                                                                      Natural Resources Consumption of water, consumption of fill material,
                                                                                                                        loss of vegetation, loss of fish                          3                  3                  1                  4                  2                  18
                                                                                                                Energy Electricity to run the pumps                               5                  1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                  Other NA
   5) Preventative actions to reduce water   Bank stabilization and erosion protection                              Air NA
   impacts                                                                                                       Water NA
                                                                                                                  Land NA
                                                                                             Waste Management (Dispose) NA
                                                                                             Waste Management (Recycle) NA
                                                                                                      Natural Resources NA
                                                                                                                Energy NA
                                                                                                                  Other NA
   6) Permitting Authority                   Pre-application meetings, jurisdictional                               Air Travel to/from office to project/meeting sites
                                             determinations, wetland delineations, public                               involves the use of automobiles and aircraft. These
                                             interest review (publishing notices to the                                 vehicles emit exhaust (particulate matter, carbon
                                             public), public hearings, responses to public                              monoxide)                                                  3                 2                  1                  0                  0                  9
                                             comments (including other Federal, state, and                       Water Protection of physical, chemical, and biological
                                             local entities and the proponents), 404(b)(1)                              aspects of the aquatic resources (Positive Impact)                                                                                                       0
                                             evaluation, prepare the combined decision
                                                                                                                  Land Protection of land associated with erosion issues
                                             document, Issue, Issue with conditions
                                                                                                                        (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                                         0
                                             (mitigation required), or deny the permit.
                                                                                             Waste Management (Dispose) Paper and other common office waste.                       5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                             Statement of Findings for internal Corps
                                                                                             Waste Management (Recycle) Paper (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                                   0
                                             projects (can include mitigation measures).
                                                                                                      Natural Resources Protection of habitat (through the implementation of
                                             Divisions controls budgets for 5 Districts.
                                                                                                                        permit conditions and best management practices);
                                             Request made for monies to run six offices.
                                                                                                                        emphasis on mitigation; general rule of thumb 1 ½ to
                                                                                                                        1 replacement of the wetland (Positive Impacts)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  0
                                                                                                                Energy Consumption of fuel                                         5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                  Other Protection of the aesthetic quality of the waterway
                                                                                                                        (Positive Impact                                                                                                                                         0
   7) Environmental Review of the Lease                                                                             Air NA
   Agreement                                                                                                     Water NA
                                                                                                                  Land NA
                                                                                             Waste Management (Dispose) Paper and other common office wastes                       5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                                                             Waste Management (Recycle) Paper (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                                   0
                                                                                                      Natural Resources NA
                                                                                                                Energy Consumption of electricity for use of office
                                                                                                                        equipment                                                  5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                  Other NA
   8) Dredging Activities                    Identified during the inspections, coordinate                          Air Dust and particulate matter emissions from
                                             analysis with engineering, the project gets                                construction equipment                                     3                 2                  1                  0                  0                  9
                                             funded, 404 permit approval process, testing                        Water Hydraulic/mechanic dredging impacts higher on the
                                             of the sediments/ soils engineering prepares                               water quality; spill/releases of oils/fuels from
                                             plans, specs,                                                              dredging equipment                                        3                  2                  1                  3                  2                  14




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                                                                                 SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR OPERATIONS
                                                                                               ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                      Activities                        Sub-Activities                         Impacts                                  Description                        Frequency      Environmental                           Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                            Severity                                                  Concerns
   8) Continued Dredging Activities      project is awarded. (From 1 year to 10 year                        Land Creation of wetlands (Positive Impact). Disturbance
                                         authorization for dredging).                                             of bank lines; building of roads                            3                  3                  1                  3                  2                  17
                                                                                       Waste Management (Dispose) Dispose of dredged sediments as waste                       3                  3                  1                  3                  2                  17
                                                                                       Waste Management (Recycle) Dredged sediments are returned to the waterway                                                                                                              0
                                                                                                                  Clearing Impact)
                                                                                                Natural Resources (Positive of vegetation and trees, impacts to threaten
                                                                                                                  and endangered species habitat                              3                  2                  1                  3                  1                  13
                                                                                                          Energy Consumption of fuels/oils                                    5                  1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                            Other Cultural aspects associated with dredging old stream
                                                                                                                  boats; sediments impacts to municipal water intakes
                                                                                                                  and power plan intakes; cause sedimentation of other
                                                                                                                  marinas                                                     3                  2                  1                  3                  1                  13
   Note: Positive environmental impact




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                                                                                                                     TABLE B-13
                                                                                             SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR PLANNING
                                                                                                          ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                     Activities                                 Sub-Activities                            Impacts                                   Description                         Frequency      Environmental     Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Severity                                                  Concerns
   1) Specify Problems and Opportunities        Contacted by the sponsor regarding flooding                              Air Travel by car, boat, or plane; emissions associated
                                                needs, aquatic ecosystems restoration                                        with these activities include carbon monoxide,
                                                (investigations basin wide to look for                                       particulate matter                                             3                 2                  1                  0                  0                   9
                                                restoration opportunities), letter request from                       Water Leaks or spills fuels/oils from boats                           3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
                                                sponsor, site investigate for all request, Fact                        Land NA
                                                Sheet prepared, Division allocates budgets,       Waste Management (Dispose) Paper and other common office waste                            5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                develop planning objectives and constraints,      Waste Management (Recycle) Paper, cans (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                                 0
                                                conduct a public scoping meeting                           Natural Resources NA.
                                                                                                                     Energy Consumption of fuels/oil; electricity consumption for
                                                                                                                             computer and other electronic job aids                        5                  1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                        Other Noise from boats and aircraft                                3                  1                  1                  0                  0                   6
   2) Inventory and Forecast Conditions         Define the flood area, hydrology and                                      Air Travel by car, boat, or plane; emissions associated
                                                hydraulic analysis, run models, evaluate                                      with these activities include carbon monoxide,
                                                channel conditions, develop new models,                                       particulate matter                                            3                 2                  1                  0                  0                   9
                                                review the hydrology, inventory the land use,                         Water     Leaks or spills fuels/oils from boats                       3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
                                                estimate the damage from certain flooding                              Land     NA
                                                events, investigate the ecosystem that could      Waste Management (Dispose)    Paper and other common office waste                         5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                be impacted by the flood control measures or      Waste Management (Recycle)    Paper, cans (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                              0
                                                the ecosystem that has been degraded that                  Natural Resources    NA.
                                                could be improved by a restoration project,                          Energy     Consumption of fuels/oil; electricity consumption for
                                                forecast future conditions of the ecosystem if                                  computer and other electronic job aids                      5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                no action is taken, T&E and biological
                                                                                                                        Other Noise from boats and aircraft
                                                surveys conducted, collection of cultural
                                                resource data, identification of HTRW issues,
                                                examine recreation problems and
                                                opportunities, air quality, aesthetics,
                                                transportation, community cohesion, noise,
                                                and socioeconomic factors are considered,
                                                site visits/field work is conducted to collect
                                                most of this data
                                                                                                                                                                                           3                  1                  1                  0                  0                  6
   3) Formulate Alternative Plans Some travel   Develop alternative measures to reduce                                     Air Travel by car, boat, or plane; emissions associated
   involved.                                    flooding and/or restore the ecosystem,                                         with these activities include carbon monoxide,
                                                combine the measures into various                                              particulate matter                                           3                 2                  1                  0                  0                   9
                                                alternatives, coordinate with sponsor and                                                                                                                                                                                                 21
                                                                                                                        Water Leaks or spills fuels/oils from boats                         3                 4                  1                  4                  2
                                                other federal, state, and local agencies and
                                                public, consideration of structural and
                                                                                                                         NA
                                                nonstructural alternatives, meeting with
                                                                                                  Waste Management (Dispose)    Paper and other common office waste                         5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                                sponsors and agencies, and property owners
                                                                                                  Waste Management (Recycle)    Paper, cans (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                              0
                                                                                                           Natural Resources    NA.
                                                                                                                     Energy     Consumption of fuels/oil; electricity consumption for
                                                                                                                                computer and other electronic job aids                     5                  1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                        Other   Noise from boats and aircraft                              3                  1                  1                  0                  0                   6
   4) Evaluate Effects of Alternative Plans     Determine the costs, benefits, and adverse                                Air   Travel by car, boat, or plane; emissions associated
                                                impacts for each alternative                                                    with these activities include carbon monoxide,
                                                                                                                                particulate matter                                          3                 2                  1                  0                  0                   9
                                                                                                                        Water   Leaks or spills fuels/oils from boats                       3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
                                                                                                                        Land    NA




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                                                                                           SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACTS FOR PLANNING
                                                                                                        ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

                      Activities                              Sub-Activities                         Impacts                                   Description                         Frequency      Environmental     Mission Severity      Regulatory         Community       TOTAL SCORE
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Severity                                                  Concerns
   4) Continued Evaluate Effects of Alternative Complete CWA 404 (b)(1) evaluation and        Waste Management (Dispose)   Paper and other common office waste                         5                3                   1                  3                 0                   23
   Plans                                        coordinate with Regulatory, work with         Waste Management (Recycle)   Paper, cans (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                              0
                                                Regulatory to obtain the 401 State water               Natural Resources   NA.
                                                quality certification (some field                                Energy    Consumption of fuels/oil; electricity consumption for
                                                investigation/studies conducted)                                           computer and other electronic job aids                     5                  1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                   Other Noise from boats and aircraft                                3                  1                  1                  0                  0                   6
   5) Compare Alternative Plans                Compare alternatives by completing a                                  Air Travel by car, boat, or plane; emissions associated
                                               cost/benefit/impact analysis, the No action                               with these activities include carbon monoxide,
                                               alternative is also compared, preliminarily                               particulate matter                                            3                 2                  1                  0                  0                   9
                                               identify preferred alternative, prepare a                          Water  Leaks or spills fuels/oils from boats                         3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
                                               detailed biological assessment on the                               Land  NA
                                               preferred alternatives, submit to USF&W and    Waste Management (Dispose) Paper and other common office waste                           5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                               receive the biological opinion, USF&W          Waste Management (Recycle) Paper, cans (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                                0
                                               Coordination Act report or planning aid                 Natural Resources Consumption of wood (paper)
                                               report to provide input on preferred
                                                                                                                 Energy  Consumption of fuels/oil; electricity consumption for
                                               alternative and mitigation measures, SHPO
                                                                                                                         computer and other electronic job aids                        5                 1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                               coordination occurs at this phase, prime
                                                                                                                   Other Noise from boats and aircraft
                                               farmland impact (through the NRCS), prepare
                                               a Draft and Final Report/EIS or EA, conduct
                                               public meetings
                                                                                                                                                                                      3                  1                  1                  0                  0                  6
   6) Select Recommended Plan Use of a         Address OMB, ASA-CW, HQ and other                                     Air Travel by car, boat, or plane; emissions associated
   Project Cooperation Agreement (PCA)         agency issues, Record of Decision (ROD)                                   with these activities include carbon monoxide,
   checklist                                   prepared for an EIS and submitted through                                 particulate matter                                            3                 2                  1                  0                  0                   9
                                               HQ, Chief’s report prepared by HQ, reviewed                        Water    Leaks or spills fuels/oils from boats                       3                 4                  1                  4                  2                  21
                                               by ASA-CW for submittal to OMB, OMB                                 Land    NA
                                               submits to Congress for funding, complete
                                                                                              Waste Management (Dispose)   Paper and other common office waste                         5                 3                  1                  3                  0                  23
                                               the PCA checklist
                                                                                              Waste Management (Recycle)   Paper, cans (Positive Impact)                                                                                                                              0
                                                                                                       Natural Resources   Consumption of wood (paper)
                                                                                                                 Energy    Consumption of fuels/oil; electricity consumption for
                                                                                                                           computer and other electronic job aids                     5                  1                  1                  0                  1                  11
                                                                                                                   Other Noise from boats and aircraft                                3                  1                  1                  0                  0                   6
   Note: Positive environmental impact




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