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Laws and Regulations

Directives

DoD Directive 4715.1 E: Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH) pdf [92 KB]

Establishes policy on Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH) to sustain and improve the DoD mission; continues to authorize the Armed Forces Pest Management Board (AFPMB).

DoD Directive 4715.12: Environmental and Explosives Safety Management on Operational Ranges outside the United States pdf [48 KB]

Establishes policy for sustainable use and management of operational ranges located outside the United States and for the protection of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel and the public from explosive hazards on operational ranges located outside the United States.

DoD Directive 4715.11: Environmental and Explosives Safety Management on Operational Ranges within the United States pdf [45 KB]

Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities under DoDD 4715.1 and DoDD 6055.9 for sustainable use and management of operational ranges located within the United States, as well as for the protection of DoD personnel and the public from explosive hazards on operational ranges located within the United States.

DoD Directive 3200.15: Sustainment of Ranges and Operating Areas (OPAREAS) Dec 2013 pdf [76 KB]

Strategy

DoD Environmental Justice Strategy pdf [153 KB]

DoD will integrate the President's policy on environmental justice into its mission by ensuring that its programs, policies, and activities with potential disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects on minority and low-income populations are identified and addressed. Affected communities will be partners in the process to address these concerns; together, we will build a foundation that reflects an awareness and understanding of environmental justice issues. In addition, DoD will annually evaluate progress in implementing and maintaining compliance with the provisions of the Executive order.

Manuals

DERP Manual - DoDM 4715.20 (March 2012) pdf [817 KB]

The Acting Under Secretary of Defense (AT&L) signed DoD Manual (DoDM) 4715.20, Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP) Management on March 9, 2012. DoDM 4715.20 (DERP Manual) is a significant update of guidance established in 2001. The DERP Manual implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides guidance and procedures for conducing environmental restoration at DoD facilities and managing the DERP. In addition to implementing DoD Directive 4715.1E and DoD Instruction 4715.7, the DERP Manual aligns the Department's environmental restoration activities with statutory requirements, increases transparency of cleanup efforts, and provides Installation Commanders greater flexibility and authority to consider mission requirements when sequencing cleanup work.

DoD 6055.05-M, Occupational Medical Examinations and Surveillance Manual pdf [421 KB]

Dated 5/2/2007, incorporates Change 1, 9/16/2008

Instructions

DoDI 6055.17, DoD Installation Emergency Management (IEM) Program pdf [285 KB]
DoDI 6055.05: Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) pdf [196 KB]
DoDI 5000.02: Operation of the Defense Acquisition System pdf [1.11 MB]
DoDI 4715.16: Cultural Resources Management pdf [146 KB]

This Instruction establishes DoD policy and assigns responsibilities under the authority of DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (a)) and in accordance with DoDD 4715.1E (Reference (b)) to comply with applicable Federal statutory and regulatory requirements, Executive orders (E.O.s), and Presidential memorandums for the integrated management of cultural resources on DoD-managed lands.

DoDI 4715.14: Operational Range Assessments pdf [81 KB]

Establishes and implements procedures used to assess the potential environmental impacts of the use of military munitions on operational ranges; assists the DoD Components in determining whether there has been a release or a substantial threat of a release of munitions constituents of concern from an operational range to an off-range area; assists the DoD Components in determining whether a release or substantial threat of a release of munitions constituents of concern from an operational range to an off-range area creates an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment; assists the DoD Components' ability to prevent or respond to a release or substantial threat of a release of munitions constituents of concern from an operational range to an off-range area.

DoDI 4715.13: DoD Noise Program pdf [83 KB]

Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for a coordinated DoD noise program; provides for the establishment of a DoD Noise Working Group (DNWG).

DoDI 3200.16: Operational Range Clearance pdf [62 KB]

Implements DoD policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for conducting range clearance pursuant to DoDD 3200.15 and in conformance with DoDD 4715.11 and DoDD 4715.12.

DoD Instruction 4715.7: Environmental Restoration Program pdf [83 KB]
DoDI 4715.02: Regional Environmental Coordination pdf [86 KB]

Proposed & Final Regulations

Policy & Guidance

DSMOA CA Guide pdf [1.37 MB]
August 2013 Operational Range Assessment Screening Values and Process Flow Chart Memorandum pdf [775 KB]
August 2013 Operational Range Assessment Screening Values and Process Flow Chart Memorandum Attachment 1: Screening Values doc [49 KB]
August 2013 Operational Range Assessment Screening Values and Process Flow Chart Memorandum Attachment 2: Process Flow Chart ppt [88 KB]
16 Apr 13 ODUSD Policy Memo on Utilities Metering Policy pdf [612 KB]
2009 Hex Chrome Minimization Policy pdf [1.87 MB]

April 8, 2009 ATL policy memo on minimizing the use of Hexavalent Chromium (Cr6+ or HexChrome).

New DOD Policy - Reimbursement of State Activities in Support of the Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP) pdf [52 KB]

DUSD(I&E) announces the release of a new Defense Environmental Restoration Policy that allows DoD Components to consider pursuing alternative approaches for reimbursing costs of state services in support of the Defense Environmental Restoration Program.

Guidance For Recognizing, Measuring and Reporting Environmental Liabilities Not Eligible for DERP Funding pdf [344 KB]
Management Guidance for the Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP) pdf [616 KB]
DUSD(I&E) Memorandum pdf [87 KB]

Use of Fort Eustis FFA as the DoD-EPA Standard FFA, May 2009

EPA and Department of the Army Agreement pdf [332 KB]
Interim Policy on Integration of Natural Resource Injury Responsibilities and Environmental Restoration Activities doc [41 KB]

May 2010

Policy and Guidance on Land Use Controls Associated with Environmental Restoration Activities pdf [443 KB]

Jan 2001

DoD and EPA Joint Guidance pdf [120 KB]

DoD/EPA Joint Guidance on Streamlined Site Closeout and NPL Deletion Process For DoD Facilities, Jan 2006

DoD Vapor Intrusion Handbook pdf [732 KB]
DUSD(I&E) Memorandum pdf [630 KB]

DERP Interim Guidance for Estimating Program Costs and Environmental Liabilities, Dec 2007

USD(AT&L) Memorandum pdf [88 KB]

Policy Covering Cost Recovery/Cost Sharing Under the DERP, Feb 1998

USACE FUDS Program Guidance to Implement Army Interim Policy for Integrating Natural Resource Injury Responsibilities and Environmental Response Activities pdf [61 KB]
DoD and EPA Interim Final Lead-Based Paint Guidelines for Disposal of Department of Defense Residential Real Property - A Field Guide pdf [612 KB]
Memorandum of Understanding Between EPA and DoD on Support for Department of Defense (DoD) Cleanup Implementation for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Installations Rounds I - IV pdf [3.10 MB]

Feb 2008

Relative Risk Site Evaluation Primer pdf [1.84 MB]