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  • EPA recognizes AFCEC team for restoration at former Griffiss AFB

    The Environmental Protection Agency recently named former Griffiss Air Force Base, New York, as one of its 2021 National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse award winners. The award recognizes the hard work, innovative thinking and cooperation among the Air Force Civil Engineer Center Base Realignment and Closure program, EPA and state regulatory agencies, and local redevelopment authority to achieve the restoration and reuse of Griffiss.
  • New water treatment systems address PFOS/PFOA issues at former Mather AFB

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center continues to respond to drinking water impacts from emerging contaminants once used in fire-fighting foam at multiple bases throughout the nation.Air Force environmental engineers at the former Mather AFB in Sacramento, made significant progress recently with the installation of new water
  • Air Force taking more actions for PFOS and PFOA at Wurtsmith

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is awarding a contract in July that will expand capture zones to better control migration of Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) to Clark’s Marsh and two existing plumes under treatment near Oscoda, Michigan.
  • EPA recognizes AFCEC-led cleanup success

    The Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing an Air Force Civil Engineer Center environmental coordinator and his team for work they’re doing to treat contaminated water at the former Pease Air Force Base, New Hampshire.
  • #IAMIMSC: Roger Walton

    Meet Roger Walton, BRAC Environmental Coordinator with AFCEC at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
  • Air Force hosts virtual Restoration Advisory Board meeting

    The Air Force will host a virtual meeting for the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at 5 p.m. EST. Registration required.
  • Air Force BRAC program reaches innovation milestone

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Installations Directorate recently reached a significant innovation milestone stemming from a five-year effort. AFCEC’s Base and Realignment Closure team developed and transferred geospatial data for 39 BRAC installations onto the Air Force GeoBase program and was the first organization to complete the Air Force wide task.
  • Long-time tenant of former McClellan AFB provides lifeline to firefighters

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – One after another, massive aircraft are continuously making a giant loop from the former McClellan Air Force Base, heading north to Butte County to fight the deadliest and most destructive fire in California’s history.For 65 years, McClellan served the nation as an air depot before closing in 2001. Today, it’s a redeveloped
  • Major environmental Record of Decision signed

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center, the Environmental Protection Agency, Sacramento County, the State of California and the McClellan Business Park reached another milestone at the former McClellan Air Force base near Sacramento, Calif. The signing of an environmental Record of Decision for the Finding of Suitability for Early Transfer (FOSET) 2, sets the course for the last remaining remediation activities located in the southeast portion of the former base.
  • EPA honors AFCEC team at former McClellan Air Force Base with national site reuse award

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Installations Directorate, Base Realignment and Closure Division was recently awarded with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first annual National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse award for their work at the former McClellan Air Force Base, in Sacramento County. The award is in recognition of the exemplary work to transform the Superfund site into a successful business park. The 3,452-acre McClellan Business Park now supports more than 17,000 jobs and has generated $580 million in public and private investment.
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