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  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

    Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs are replacing the incandescent bulbs. They use 75% less energy and last up to 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs. However, because they contain a small amount of mercury the EPA recommends recycling. According to the Hazardous Technical Information Services Bulletin this month you can bring your old bulbs to
  • Hancock Field Launches Environmental Program

    Procuring chemicals used to clean floors and windows might appear to be a small mission however those chemicals have a major impact on an air base. At Hancock Field the base is converting to a greener and environmentally friendly cleaning system. The civil engineering control manager, Tech. Sgt. Michael D. Lucak, is leading this conversion
  • Electric Gators

    Electric cars have arrived and are being used to support operations at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base as the base continues its efforts in going green. The Civil Engineering Squadron purchased two electric Gators TE Utility Vehicles; the utility vehicles made by John Deere, in October 2008 and have been using them daily to get around. "These