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422nd Environmental Commitment Statement

SUBJECT: 422 Air Base Group Environmental Commitment Statement

1. The 422 ABG mission comprises communications, flightline, maintenance, housing, support services, and bulk storage operations. Integrating environmental quality, conservation, and protection into our day-to-day activities is everyone’s responsibility at RAF Croughton, Barford St John, Fairford, Welford, and GSUs. To demonstrate our ongoing commitment, we:

     a. Comply with all applicable Environmental laws and regulations
     b. Maintain Environmental Management System (EMS) as defined by DoD & USAF
     c. Integrate effective training and awareness into our working practices
     d. Take applicable steps to prevent pollution & protect our surrounding natural environment
     e. Assess our programs and procedures to uphold continuous improvement
     f. Conserve energy, water, and natural resources and minimize waste and recycle
     g. Build upon proven best practices to achieve environmental excellence

2. Awareness and compliance with this Commitment Statement is the responsibility of all organizations and mission partners as defined within the 422 ABG EMS scope. Organizations and contractors who maintain their own EMS will observe and comply with 422 ABG EMS and this Commitment Statement.

3. Further information of the 422 ABG EMS is available on the eDASH SharePoint at

4. My 422 ABG EMS coordinator is Mr. Mark Nearn at DSN 236-8456 or email at

Vice Commander