DODD 4715.05-M VOL 4
OVERSEAS ENVIRONMENTAL BASELINE GUIDANCE DOCUMENT: HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, STORAGE TANKS, SPILLS, AND PESTICIDES
|Publication Date:||29 June 2020|
This manual, known as the OEBGD, is composed of multiple volumes, each addressing specific areas of environmental management such as conservation; air and toxics; water; hazardous materials, storage tanks, spills, and pesticides; and waste. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directives (DoDDs) 5134.01 and 4715.1E and the July 13, 2018 Deputy Secretary of Defense memorandum, and the requirements in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 4715.05:
• This manual:
o Implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides standards to protect human health and the environment on enduring installations under DoD control outside the United States.
o Considers and, where relevant, incorporates generally accepted federal environmental standards applicable to DoD installations, facilities, and actions in the United States, and incorporates requirements of U.S. law that have extraterritorial application to the DoD.
o Is used by DoD lead environmental components (LECs) to establish and update final governing standards (FGSs).
o Establishes baseline environmental standards for installations in countries for which an FGS is not required or has not been developed.
• This volume identifies environmental standards for installations to ensure:
o The safe handling and storage of hazardous materials.
o The prevention and control of pollution from the storage, transport, and distribution of petroleum, oil, and lubricants (POL).
o The prevention and control of pollution from POL and hazardous substances stored in underground storage tank (UST) systems.
o The planning, prevention, control, and reporting of POL and hazardous substance spills.
o The safe storage and use of pesticides.