Transferring Army BRAC Lands Containing Unexploded Ordnance: by Jacqueline MacDonald

By Jacqueline MacDonald

Identifies and assesses hindrances to doing away with extra military lands that include unexploded ordnance, and identifies unnovative innovations for the disposal of those lands.

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Congress further broadened the provisions for economic development conveyances in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2000, allowing new economic development conveyances to be at zero cost and allowing revision of previous agreements to eliminate charges to the local reuse authority under certain conditions. S. GAO, 2002). Interestingly, recent legislation authorizing an additional BRAC round in 2005 suggests that DoD “shall seek to obtain” fair-market value for the BRAC land, but does not actually require it (National Defense Authorization Act of 2003).

Massachusetts enacted legislation exempting Fort Devens from personal property taxes and providing utility service at wholesale rates. At Fort Sheridan, the value of the land created a similar demand for redevelopment: Fort Sheridan contains the only lakefront property to become available in the greater Chicago area for more than a century. The starting price for a single-family home on the redeveloped base is nearly $650,000. • Minimal regulatory oversight of UXO removal process. In both cases, the Army conducted UXO clearance with minimal regulatory oversight, using the “time-critical removal action” process (CERCLA, section 106).

1 This chapter presents the results of the survey. These results suggest which causes of delay might be solved with technological fixes and which are likely to require systemic changes in how the government manages and regulates UXO-containing land. It is important to note that the survey centered on factors specifically affecting transfer of land with UXO. We did not pursue ____________ 1 A copy of the interview protocol appears in Appendix C. 27 28 Transferring Army BRAC Lands Containing Unexploded Ordnance questions related to the effects of munitions constituents, other environmental contaminants, or other nonenvironmental issues, although these factors were raised by a few respondents when we asked them to identify other factors affecting the transfer process at their installation.

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