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“The Army has no additional land expansion requirements and will impose no restrictions on anyone as a result of this revised environmental assessment,” said COL Frank W. Tate, commander of the 25th CAB. “The only land that will be impacted by the proposed Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa alternatives from this life-saving training is the pre-existing, 150 foot by 150 foot landing zones that we used from 2004 to 2007.”

Army clarifies its helicopter training operations for Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa

“The Army has no additional land expansion requirements and will impose no restrictions on anyone as a result of this revised environmental assessment,” said COL Frank W. Tate, commander of the 25th CAB. “The only land that will be impacted by the proposed Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa alternatives from this life-saving training is the […]

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The Army published a Notice of Intent (NOI) in the Federal Register, on December 23, 2010, to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) which will evaluate the potential environmental effects associated with the modernization of training ranges, infrastructure, and support facilities at Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) on the island of Hawai’i. The PEIS will also specifically evaluate the potential environmental effects associated with the construction and operation of an Infantry Platoon Battle Area at PTA.

Army seeks public input at scoping meetings in Hilo and Waimea (Jan 11-12)

The Army published a Notice of Intent (NOI) in the Federal Register, on December 23, 2010, to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) which will evaluate the potential environmental effects associated with the modernization of training ranges, infrastructure, and support facilities at Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) on the island of Hawai’i. The PEIS will […]

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Hawaii petitioner appeals Atomic Safety and Licensing Board decision

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii petitioner Isaac “Paka” Harp is appealing the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) ruling of Feb. 24, 2010 that stated he lacks standing to challenge the Army’s application for a license to possession Depleted Uranium (DU) in Hawaii. Harp, a Native Hawaiian, stated during oral arguments held […]

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission began its review of the U.S. Army's application to possess depleted uranium this week on the Big Island.

The procedure to grant a license  - and establishing any conditions to that license - is expected to last into next year. 

The application covers nine sites across the country, including Pohakuloa Training Area on the Big Island and Schofield Barracks on Oahu.

Army’s depleted uranium application now before NRC

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission began its review of the U.S. Army’s application to possess depleted uranium this week on the Big Island. The procedure to grant a license – and establishing any conditions to that license – is expected to last into next year. The application covers nine sites across the country, including Pohakuloa Training […]

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NRC meetings on Army's DU permit application

NRC meetings on Army’s DU permit application

MEDIA RELEASE Kona: 6-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel  Hilo: 6-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, Hilo High School The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a notice of opportunity to request a hearing on a license application from the U.S. Army for possession of depleted uranium at two installations in Hawaii where […]

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Military aircraft, vehicles along with the Civil Air Patrol, Crash and Rescue crews at Hilo International Airport and classic cars honored servicemembers on Armed Forces Day.

Armed Forces Day at Hilo International Airport

Military aircraft, vehicles along with the Civil Air Patrol, Crash and Rescue crews at Hilo International Airport and classic cars honored servicemembers on Armed Forces Day.

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U.S. Army environmental initiatives for Big Island

U.S. Army environmental initiatives for Big Island

MEDIA RELEASE Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health, Addison “Tad” Davis, IV, met with Hawaii legislators Thursday, Feb. 26 at the State Capitol to discuss three U.S. Army environmental initiatives on the Big Island, reported the Hawaii House Blog. “Hydrogen Highway” – The Army is working with the Hawaii […]

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