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EA-1583: Final Site-wide Environmental Assessment

RMOTC/Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 3 (October 2008)

SUMMARY: The U.S. Departmem of Energy (DOE) is proposing to continue oil and gas production at Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 3 (NPR-3) and to expand the operation of the RMOTC, located within NPR-3, as a Center of Excellence for testing and demostrating new energy development techniques and technologies. The Proposed Action-continued operations of NPR-3 and expanded operations of RMOTC-represents a shift in DOE policy from the proposed facility shut-down and transfer of assessed in the 1998 Sitewide Assessment for Preparation for Transfer of Ownership of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 3).