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Notice #: 0001016895-01
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Public Notice Notice of Availability to Review Proposed Plan for WAAF-011-R-02 As part of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP), the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii (USAG-HI) invite the public to review and comment on the Proposed Plan for the Wheeler Army Airfield (WAAF) 40mm Range South Munitions Response Site (MRS) located in the south-southwestern portion of Wheeler, 22 miles northwest of Honolulu. The Army is the lead agency responsible for environmental investigations and cleanup activities of this site under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. The State of Hawaii Department of Health, Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Office is a supporting agency in the decision-making process. The WAAF 40mm Range South MRS Proposed Plan identifies Land Use Controls as the preferred alternative for managing the risk to future land users from munitions and explosives of concern (MEC) that potentially remain at the MRS. The Proposed Plan gives a summary of the work that has been completed and cleanup decisions that are being proposed for the WAAF 40mm Range South MRS. The public is invited to review the Proposed Plan and information supporting the preferred alternative at the public repository established for the site, in accordance with 32 Code of Federal Regulations Part 179 requirements. The public repositories for the WAAF 40mm Range South MRS are the Wahiawa Public Library (820 California Ave, Wahiawa, Hawaii) and the Mililani Public Library (95-450 Makaimoimo St., Mililani, Hawaii). Comments on the Proposed Plan and prioritization should be submitted during the 30-day public comment period, which begins August 6, 2017, and ends September 5, 2017. Individuals interested in more information about this site; who would like to provide comments regarding the Proposed Plan; or who have interest in holding a public meeting during the public comment period, should contact Ms. Carrie Nelson, MMRP Project Manager, at: Ms. Carrie Nelson USAG-HI Directorate of Public Works 948 Santos Dumont Ave. Building 105, 3rd Floor Schofield Barracks, HI 96857-5013 Phone: (808) 656-3092 Email: For further information regarding U.S. Army MMRP efforts, visit For information regarding the DoD’s MMRP prioritization process, visit (SA1016895 8/6/17)