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Corps to host public meeting on former Williams Field Bomb Target Ranges

Published Feb. 18, 2015

CASA GRANDE, ARIZ. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting to present remedial alternatives for the former Williams Field Bomb Target Ranges #4, #9, #10 and #12. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Holiday Inn Casa Grande, 777 N. Pinal Ave., Casa Grande, AZ 85122.

Williams Field Bomb Target Ranges #4, #9, #10 and #12 are Formerly Used Defense Sites located near Florence and Casa Grande, Arizona. The bomb targets were used by pilots training at Williams Army Air Field during World War II. Since 1994, the Corps of Engineers has been investigating the targets for munitions that may remain from previous military activity.

The Corps of Engineers will make a formal presentation about the history of the targets, previous site investigations and the remedial alternatives that are presented in the Corps of Engineers Proposed Plan for the targets. Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to speak with Corps of Engineers representatives and submit oral and written comments pertaining to the Proposed Plan.

The Proposed Plan is available for review at the Florence Community Library located at 1000 S. Willow St., Florence, AZ 85132. A 30-day public review and comment period is scheduled for Feb. 18 to March 24. A Decision Document recording the chosen remedy and response to public comments will be completed after the public comment period.

For more information about the public meeting, contact Jay Field, public affairs chief, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, at 213-452-3920 or by email at, or visit

Jay Field

Release no. 15-003