Fort Ord is a federal facility listed on the National
Priorities List (NPL). The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation
& Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund), Section 120 requires federal agencies
with NPL sites to investigate and clean up contamination. The U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency, the United States Army, the Department of Health Services
and Calfornia Regional Water Quality Control Board Central Coast Region
have entered into the Federal Facility Agreement to see that this federal
facility meets environmental requirements.
Procedures have been established by the parties to the Federal Facilities Agreement to provide each other with appropriate technical support, notice, review, comments, and response to comments regarding Remedial Investigation/Feasibility and Remedial Design/Remedial Action documents, specified as either primary or secondary.