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The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Environmental Program is divided into four sections that work cooperatively to reach program goals: Environmental Planning and Conservation, Environmental Quality, Environmental Restoration, and Pollution Prevention.

tabConservation and Environmental Planning (NEPA) 
Joint Base Brown BearElmendorf-Richardson is responsible for the sound management and protection of more than 74,000 acres of land. These lands are relatively unspoiled and serve as a natural area for local wildlife. They also are open to the base population and general public for outdoor recreational uses. The Conservation Program is responsible for forestry, fish and wildlife management, outdoor recreation planning, as well as cultural resources management on JBER. 

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tabEnvironmental Restoration 
The Environmental Restoration Section is responsible for cleaning up contamination from past operations by reducing risks to human health and the environment. The section manages the Installation Restoration Program, Military Munitions Response Program and Contaminated Sites Program.

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tabEnvironmental Compliance 
Environmental Compliance section is responsible for ensuring Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson JBER is in compliance with federal, state, and Air Force rules and regulations related to the management of:

Air Quality
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Waste
Universal Waste
Underground/Above ground Storage Tanks (UST/AST)
PCBs and other Toxic Substances
Wastewater and Storm Water
Solid waste
Spill Prevention and Countermeasures and Control (SPCC)

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tabEnvironmental Pollution Prevention 
The Pollution Prevention element is charged with ensuring the installation prevents future pollution by reducing the use of hazardous materials and the release of pollutants into the environment to as near zero as feasible. This is done through source reduction such as chemical substitutions and process changes. 

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