The Massachusetts National Guard has put into place on the base some of the most extensive environmental programs in the region to ensure current and future military activity is protective of the valuable natural resources found here.
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An important part of the commitment to sustainability of the commands and environmental programs of the Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC) is exploring alternative energy potential at the base.
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Cleanup & Restoration Programs
The Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC) has been used for military training since 1911. Past environmental practices caused impacts to the groundwater under the base and in the surrounding communities. Over the last 20 years, the military, along with many members of the community and federal and state regulatory bodies, has worked to clean up the environment on and under the base.
Two programs are at work cleaning up and protecting the environmental resources on and under the JBCC: