U.S. Navy to rid water bodies of munitions and explosives

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  1. Neil

    Neil Senior Member Senior Member

    Jun 23, 2010
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    USA Environmental, Inc. is being awarded a $95,000,000 contract for munitions response actions at various locations within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic area of responsibility (AOR). The work provides for munitions response actions to permit lands and waters potentially affected by munitions and explosives of concern (MEC) to be safely used for their planned purpose.

    Work may be associated with the removal of MEC in terrestrial areas, on or beneath the land surface; or aquatic environments, such as marsh areas, surf zones, intertidal areas, or other under water areas. The work to be performed includes safely locating, identifying, recovering, evaluating, managing, and performing final disposition of MEC, material potentially presenting an explosive hazard, munitions debris, and range related debris.

    Work will be performed in Vieques, Puerto Rico (90 percent), and within the NAVFAC Atlantic AOR including the continental United States uthern Europe, Southwest Asia, the Caribbean, and the Atlantic (10 percent).

    The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months, with an expected completion date of December 2015.

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