Underground Storage Tanks (UST's) and Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST's) at Fort Bliss are subject to Texas or New Mexico state environmental regulations as well as federal (EPA) regulations.
Fort Bliss currently has 51 UST's and approximately 375 AST's.
Staff negotiated a 75 year easement restricting specified land uses on approximately 8 sections (5,200 acres) of land from the New Mexico State Land Office along the southern boundary of Dona Ana range protecting the range from development that could result in noise complaints/mission impact.
Work is being conducted to acquire land in the southern (Division) Training Area to prevent encroachment and provide access to the area by tactical vehicles.
During CY2013 a reanalysis of the installation activities and operations was completed to determine which activities remained significant.