Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP) Management
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
a. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (a)) and the guidance in DoDD 4715.1E (Reference (b)) and DoD Instruction (DoDI) 4715.7 (Reference (c)), implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides guidance and procedures for managing DERP.
b. Incorporates and cancels Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment (DUSD(I&E)) Memorandums (References (d) through (j)), Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environmental Security Memorandums (References (k) and (l)), and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) Memorandum (Reference (m)).
a. Applies to:
(1) OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, 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 (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
(2) Environmental restoration when undertaken by a DoD Component within the United States.
b. Does not apply:
(1) To the civil works projects of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
(2) Outside of the United States.
c. Is for the internal management use of the DoD and does not create any independent right enforceable against the DoD, the United States, or their officers, agents, or employees. Where more specific guidance is required, refer to the applicable DoD Component and Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) program guidance documents.