District supports Career Fair during Engineer Week Boston, Febru
Engineer Week Boston was originally scheduled for February 9, 2017. Due to a severe snowstorm forecasted, the organizers postponed it until February 27 at the same venue, the Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill Hotel. The career fair usually attracts over 300 engineering students from colleges and universities throughout the northeast. Kristen Paul, from the Geotechnical Engineering Section and Josh Helms from the Regulatory Division staffed the District booth. Feedback from the staffers showed 20-25 engineering students stopped by the booth to talk about the Corps and gather information on our District and the potential vacancies. Our ACEIT staff assisted with setting up the Your Corps in New England display as well as taking photographs during the evening event. Photo# 353A2065

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    The Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

       This proposed plan is presented  to facilitate public involvement in the review and commenting on the remedy selection process for the Nantucket Memorial Airport (NMA) Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS.) 
        The Army Corps of Engineers is proposing a No Action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act for the Munitions Response Site-1, Project Number D01MA049901 at NMA located on Nantucket Island, MA.  The proposal was prepared using the Guide to Preparing Superfund Proposed Plans, Records of Decision, and Other Remedy Selection Decision Documents (USEPA, 1999).
        The final decision for NMA Site-1 site will be made after reviewing and considering all information submitted during the public comment period. The proposed decision may be modified based on new information or public comments. The public is encouraged to review and comment on the proposed plan.
        The FUDS program addresses the potential explosives safety, health, and environmental issues resulting from past munitions use at former defense sites under the Department of Defense (DoD) Military Munitions Response Program, established by the U.S. Congress under the Defense Environmental Restoration Program.  
        FUDS only applies to properties that transferred from DoD before October 17, 1986 and the first priority of USACE is the protection of human health, safety, and the environment. 
        The Army is the executive agent for the FUDS Program, and USACE is the lead agency for investigation/reporting and remedial decision-making at this munitions site with regulatory support provided by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).

    Updated: 05 December 2016