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!
Never touch, move, or remove any suspicious items you encounter on or in the ground. Mark the area if possible and contact the U.S. Forest Service, Holy Cross District at 970-827-5715, Leadville Ranger District at 719-486-0749, the Eagle County Sheriff Department at 970-328-8500 or the Lake County Sheriff Department at 719-486-1249.