Carswell AFB was recommended for closure as part of the 1991 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Report. Pursuant to the 1990 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act, the 1991 recommendations became law and the base officially closed on September 30, 1993. The 1991 base closure actions provided for the retention of ret continued military operations on Carswell AFB. The 1993 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission recommended several Department of Defense (DOD) organizations to realign their functions to Carswell AFB. These realignment decisions were promulgated on September 30, 1993. Military realignment to Carswell AFB is scheduled to proceed in late 1994. This Environmental Impact Statement has been prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act to analyze the potential environmental consequences of disposal and reasonable reuse alternatives of Carswell AFB property. The document includes analyses of community setting, land use and aesthetics, transportation, utilities, hazardous material/wastes, geology and soils, water resources, air quality, noise, biological resources, and cultural resources.