DODD 4715.19

USE OF OPEN-AIR BURN PITS IN CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS

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Organization: DOD
Publication Date: 13 November 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 15
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Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directives (DoDDs) 5134.01 and 4715.1E, and the July 13, 2018 Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, this issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures regarding the use of open-air burn pits and the prohibition of the disposal of covered waste in open-air burn pits during contingency operations, except in circumstances in which no alternative disposal method is feasible.

APPLICABILITY. This issuance applies to:

a. OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands (CCMDs), the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").

b. DoD contracts for managing solid waste disposal.

Document History

DODD 4715.19
November 13, 2018
USE OF OPEN-AIR BURN PITS IN CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directives (DoDDs) 5134.01 and 4715.1E, and the July 13, 2018 Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, this issuance establishes policy, assigns...
October 6, 2017
Use of Open-Air Burn Pits in Contingency Operations
PURPOSE. This Instruction: a. Converts Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 09-032 (Reference (a)) to a DoD Instruction (DoDI) and cancels the DTM to implement section 317 of Public Law 111-84 (Reference...
July 3, 2014
Use of Open-Air Burn Pits in Contingency Operations
PURPOSE. This Instruction: a. Converts Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 09-032 (Reference (a)) to a DoD Instruction (DoDI) and cancels the DTM to implement section 317 of Public Law 111-84 (Reference...
March 27, 2014
Use of Open-Air Burn Pits in Contingency Operations
PURPOSE. This Instruction: a. Converts Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 09-032 (Reference (a)) to a DoD Instruction (DoDI) and cancels the DTM to implement section 317 of Public Law 111-84 (Reference...
February 8, 2013
Use of Open-Air Burn Pits in Contingency Operations
PURPOSE. This Instruction: a. Converts Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 09-032 (Reference (a)) to a DoD Instruction (DoDI) and cancels the DTM to implement section 317 of Public Law 111-84 (Reference...
February 15, 2011
Use of Open-Air Burn Pits in Contingency Operations
PURPOSE. This Instruction: a. Converts Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 09-032 (Reference (a)) to a DoD Instruction (DoDI) and cancels the DTM to implement section 317 of Public Law 111-84...

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