Funds to clean Formerly Used Defense Sites are appropriated by Congress and in FY2010, $27 million was budgeted for Alaska.
What does FUDS stand for?
FUDS stands for Formerly Used Defense Sites
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 4 other meanings of FUDS in our Acronym Attic
- Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt, Greed and Envy
- Freeform Universal Do-it-yourself Gaming Engine
- Freeform Universal Donated Gaming Engine (role-playing game)
- FileMaker Users and Developers Group of Eastern Ontario (Canada)
- Field Use Designator Number
- Friends of the Upper Delaware River (New York)
- Full Data Request (Sprint)
- Federal Urban Driving Schedule
- Fluids Utility Distribution System
- Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt, Superstition and Ignorance
- Formerly Used Defense Sites Management Information System (US DoD)
- FUDS Management Information System
- First United Door Technologies LLC
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- Full Unit Designation Unknown
- Full Duplex
- Field Unit Evaluation
- First Unit Equipped
- Follicular Unit Extraction (hair transplantation method)
Samples in periodicals archive:
GAO-10-547T March 17, 2010 Under the Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP), the Department of Defense (DOD) is responsible for cleaning up about 5,400 sites on military bases that have been closed under the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process, as well as 21,500 sites on active bases and over 4,700 formerly used defense sites (FUDS), properties that DOD owned or controlled and transferred to other parties prior to October 1986.
The WERS contract will be used for investigation through remediation of Active and Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) of military installations and Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) with munitions and/or hazardous waste.
In a recently released report by the General Accounting Office (GAO), as of a year ago the DOD identified 9,731 properties for the potential inclusion in the Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) cleanup program.
Developed by AECOM's PCC Economics practice, RACER recently developed independent cost estimates for a US portfolio of 2,000 projects at Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS), involving hazardous and radioactive wastes, debris removal, and military munitions response activities.
The Alaska District's Formerly Used Defense Sites program received the highest honor in the field of environmental science and sustainability given by the Army for investigation of formerly used military sites on Tanaga and Ogliuga Islands in the Aleutian Islands.
Cleanup of sites on active and base realignment and closure installations is the responsibility of the military service--Air Force, Army, Navy, or Marine Corps--that currently controls the land, and the Army has delegated execution of cleanup of formerly used defense sites (FUDS) to the U.
These include areas currently owned or controlled by the federal government (either military or civilian agencies), formerly used defense sites (FUDs), formerly utilized sites remedial action program (FUSRAP) sites, and other locations where the USACE is authorized to respond.