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What does FUDS stand for?

FUDS stands for Formerly Used Defense Sites

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  • Military and Government

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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.
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.