Student Essay

722 Words Oct 25th, 2012 3 Pages
The areas of concern are hazardous waste, hazardous matrial , nosie popultion ,air poplution, water population,endangered species and archeological sites. Unit leaders must c onsider the environmental consequences of their actions.Unit's must follow environmental guidelines set forth in the unit's standing operating procedure (SOP). Unit leaders must identify the areas of environmental concerns, the mission-related environmental risks, the potential of environmental factors on the mission and operations, the alternative training scenarios and techniques.Unit leaders must discuss the environmental risks in training meetings and briefings. Ensure that the unit's SOP covers HW and HM, including spill contingencies. Unit's must have a …show more content…
Unit's must not pour chemicals into sinks or storm drains.Unit's must report all spills/releases to the chain of command according to the installation spill contingency plan (ISCP). Dispose of liquid waste from kitchens, showers, and baths properly. Avoid entering terrain drainage areas with vehicles unless the area is dry and the ground will support such activities. Avoid tactical maneuvers in erosion-susceptible areas and refill fighting positions. Ensure that soldiers use designated vehicle wash areas and do not perform maintenance or refuel vehicles or equipment in wetlands or coastal-water areas. Verify range restrictions with range control. Brief soldiers on environmental and safety considerations before field training. Never pour chemicals, solvents, or HW into storm drains. Never improperly dispose of chemical, solvents, or HW in sinks, toilets, or drains. Clean up spills in the work area immediately. Unit leaders must advise the chain of command about air-pollution sources. Identify and correct sources of air pollution (dust control in training areas, excessive exhaust emissions from poorly maintained vehicles, and so forth). Use riot control and smoke agents only in approved training areas. Meet state inspection standards for their privately owned vehicles (POV). Observe local fire and burning restrictions. Follow local dust-control guidelines on tank trails and range roads.

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