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Visit the FUDS Portal to access for FUDS information.
Explore the GIS tool to access the FUDS interactive map. Instructions and security information are available under IRM Resources. 

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Interim Risk Management

In the interest of public safety, the Department of Defense (DOD) established an Interim Risk Management (IRM) initiative to reduce risks from munitions-related hazards that may remain from DOD’s use of a property. IRM activities are conducted during periods when investigations, removal actions or remedial actions are not expected to happen for long periods of time. IRM activities are being conducted in accordance with DOD Instruction 4715.07 Defense Environmental Restoration Program and DOD Interim Risk Management (IRM) procedures.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting IRM activities at Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) through its Notification and Safety Education initiative. Under this initiative, landowners received mailings informing them their land is part of a FUDS and about the hazards that may remain on the property.

Notification and Safety Education activities are conducted at eligible FUDS at least every five years beginning with FUDS that pose the greatest potential risk. The goal is to educate property owners and others of the actions to take if they come across potential munitions-related hazards.

View an interactive map of projects here.

Follow the 3Rs of Explosives Safety

Follow the 3Rs of Explosives Safety if you suspect you may have come across a military munition.

Click to view the Unexploded Ordnance Safety page of the DENIX Web site

Recognize – when you may have come across a munition, and that munitions are dangerous
Retreat – do not approach, touch, move, or disturb it, but carefully leave the area
Report  –  immediately what you saw and where you saw it to local law enforcement, call 911

 

Additional Information

For additional information view a fact sheet about IRM and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Notification and Safety Education initiative or call 855-765-FUDS (3837).