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  • AFCEC proactively pursuing environmental stewardship at Fairchild AFB

    The Air Force is taking proactive measures to reduce the risk of mission-related PFOS/PFOA contamination to installation and nearby communities’ drinking water sources by working to eliminate the use of PFOS-containing AFFF, and is also testing groundwater at a variety of locations to determine if

  • Benny the Air Force “Snow Man” assists Hill AFB

    Preston “Benny” Benedyk, the Air Force vehicle and snow control manager from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center Operation’s Directorate at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, recently traveled to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to collaborate and advise on best practices and process improvement for snow

  • AFCEC asset visibility team earns FEMP Award

    Members of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center asset visibility team, or AVT, were recently awarded the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Program Award for asset management contributions to the Air Force energy program. The AFCEC AVT actively manages the Air Force-wide implementation of the

  • Largest military solar energy project in Northeast breaks ground on JB MDL

    The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy Miranda A.A. Ballentine and the Adjutant General of New Jersey Brig. Gen. Michael Cunniff helped break ground on a 98-acre solar farm here Dec. 20.The 16.5 megawatt solar energy project will be the largest military

  • Environmental stewards ensure safe, clean ground water

    Driving around base, Airmen might notice large equipment drilling into the ground and workers wearing personal protective equipment.This work is safe for the environment, personnel and the community, and is part of a base-wide effort to remediate soil and ground water contaminations at locations on