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Pollution Prevention (P2) is a cross-cutting program with relevance to most all other environmental program areas. P2 pertains to energy and water conservation, emergency planning and response, solid waste reduction and recycling, hazardous waste minimization requirements, pesticide and non-point source pollution prevention, ozone depleting substances, and National Environmental Policy Act pollution prevention planning.
Department of Defense & USMC Policy
Executive Order 13693 supercedes EOs 13423 and 13514 to continue in establishing reduction goals in energy, greenhouse gases, water and procurement. Additionally the EO requires for pollution prevention planning and sustainable federal building design. Plans developed include:
Hazardous Waste Source Reduction Evaluation Review and Plan SB-14
MCAS Miramar Green Procurement Program, now part of the updated P2 Plan
Green procurement training
Responsibilities for implementing Pollution Prevention policy is shared by all tenants aboard MCAS Miramar, to include:
Training Resources & Presentations
Per MCO 5090.2 (JUN 2018), all personnel shall receive information on ways to improve the installation's P2 efforts.
Specific and general P2 training can be found on the HQMC https://www.marinenet.usmc.mil/MarineNet/Default.aspx. General and specific P2 training is also contained in the Hazardous Waste Coordinator's (HWC) Course and the Environmental Compliance Coordinator's (ECC) Course held at MCAS Miramar.
Pollution Prevention education and community outreach are other forms of training that are available on the installation. There are numerous handouts, brochures and posters supporting this education and outreach effort. If you need P2 outreach materials for your workplace, please contact the Environmental Managment Office at 858-307-1108.
Nearly every activity aboard MCAS Miramar is impacted by pollution prevention requirements. Examples include:
As part of our commitment, all projects, planning and POA&Ms are tracked, followed and resolved using current Marine Corps software.