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This web site provides information about the work being done to address potentially hazardous military munitions in the Camp Hale project area remaining from past military training. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District is conducting this work in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service), Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to improve public safety and reduce the risk these munitions pose to present and future users of the area.

FUDS Mission Goals: The Department of Defense is authorized to clean up contamination, address military munitions, and remove building debris/safety hazards cause by Department of Defense activities on properties that were under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Defense and owned, leased or otherwise possessed by the United States prior to October 17, 1986.

Project Goals:  Identify areas used for military training with historical munitions, investigate the areas to determine the nature and extent of historical munitions and then address any remaining potential hazards to ensure safety for human health.
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Various types of project-related information are presented on this web site. Check back for updates and information postings and thank you for visiting our web site!

SAFETY ALERT!

Munitions have been encountered in different areas of Camp Hale. Although these munitions have been in the environment for more than 50 years, they remain dangerous and users of the Camp Hale area should protect themselves by learning and practicing the 3Rs of Explosives Safety. To view more information on the 3Rs of Explosives Safety click on the following link: Safety.

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Additional emergency contacts:

  • Eagle County Sheriff Department: 970-328-8500

  • Lake County Sheriff Department: 719-486-1249

  • USFS Holy Cross District: 970-827-5715

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    USACE requests public comments on the Proposed Plan (PP) for the East Fork Valley Munitions Response Site (MRS). The Public comment period is July 24, 2015, through August 24, 2015. To view this public notice and the PP for the East Fork Valley MRS click on the following link: Maps/Documents.

    As of October 2014, all Remedial Investigation (RI) field work has been completed at Camp Hale and documents related to the work are in progress.

    Unfamiliar with acronyms and terms used on this website? Click on the following link: Acronyms/Glossary.

    Various types of project-related information are presented on this web site. Check back for updates and information postings and thank you for visiting our web site!

     

     

     

    Project Team:

    • U.S.D.A. Forest Service
    • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District
    • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    • Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I)
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