The Department of Defense plans and executes all mission activities in a manner that ensures protection of human health and the environment to sustain indefinitely the resources required to support the readiness of our armed forces
Integrate Environment with Mission
Reduce Costs and Improve Mission and Environmental Performance
Reduce Environmental Impacts from DoD Activities
Improve Public Confidence in Defense Environmental Management
Over the past 10 years, the Department of Defense (DoD) has invested approximately $42 billion to ensure the success of its environmental programs. In FY2010, DoD invested approximately $4.2 billion in natural and cultural resource conservation, environmental compliance, pollution prevention, and environmental cleanup, and another $237 million in environmental technology. Learn more here...Protecting America's Environment
As we reported to Congress, in FY 2009, we obligated $4.3 billion for natural and cultural resource conservation, pollution prevention, cleanup, compliance and environmental technology (Learn more here...Annual Report to Congress):
Provided safe drinking water to over 3.3 million people served by DoD public water systems
Achieved 94% compliance for waste/stormwater control permits
Decreased hazardous air pollutant emissions 27%
Diverted 2.8 million tons or 55% of solid waste from landfills, avoiding approximately $163 million in costs
Active Installations: Completed cleanup at 78% hazardous waste sites and 43% military munitions response sites
BRAC Installations: Completed cleanup at 79% hazardous waste sites and 62% military munitions response sites
FUDS Properties: Completed cleanup at 70% hazardous waste sites and 35% military munitions response sites
Natural and Cultural Resources:
Provided $10.9 million directly to American Indian and Alaska Natives to mitigate environmental impacts
Managed 21,653 historic properties, including 73 National Historic Landmarks, and nearly 160,000 archaeological sites
Protected 420 federally-listed species and 523 species at-risk
Participated in 191 Restoration Advisory Boards (RABs) on 218 DoD installations
Provided $93,974 in Technical Assistance for Public Participation (TAPP) funds for cleanup
Ratified a new charter for the Defense State Memorandum of Agreement (DSMOA) Steering Committee
Entered into 23 cooperative agreements with tribal governments
Greenhouse Gas Emissions:
The Department , under Executive Order 13514, will reduce green house gas (GHG) emissions from non-combat activities—largely installations and non-tactical vehicles—by 34 percent by 2020.
Armed Forces Pest Management Board:
The AFPMB Web site averages over 10,000 inquiries per month from over 140 countries.
The AFPMB administers the Deployed Warfighter Protection research program, an annual $5 million effort to find better ways to kill insects and protect deployed personnel.
DoD received one Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certified Facility award and five LEED Certified Facility awards.
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