The Army’s selected remedy for cleaning up the 6,560-acre Fort Ord impact area includes prescribed burning to remove vegetation so that crews can perform surface removal of munitions. The Fort Ord prescribed burn season is July 1 through December 31, each year.
The Army’s selected remedy for cleaning up the 6,560-acre Fort Ord impact area includes prescribed burning to remove vegetation so that crews can perform surface removal of munitions.The remedy was presented in a proposed plan that was made available to the public June 2007. Public comments were accepted during a 60-day comment period ending on August 28, 2007. The Army and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in consultation with the California EPA Department of Toxic Substances Control, considered the public comments and selected the remedy for the site. The selected remedy is described in the Record of Decision Impact Area Munitions Response Area Track 3 Munitions Response Site signed in May 2008 (see link below in Supporting Documents). This document also includes the Army’s responses to public comments.
Call us at (831) 242-7383 or toll free 1-800-852-9699 for additional information.
- Register for Direct Notification
- View an informational factsheet about the prescribed burn program
- Prescribed Burn Frequently Asked Questions
- How Smoke from Fires Can Affect Your Health (EPA Publication)
- Fort Ord Burn (Programa de Quema Prescripta 2016 Fort Ord)
- Prescribed Burn Weather Outlook and Forecast (7-day look ahead)