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Subject: Nevada Test and Training Range Land Withdrawal Draft Legislative Environmental Impact Statement Public Review Date: Fri, 8 Dec 2017 05:28:33 +0000
To whom it may concern, The Air Force has published a Notice of Availability (NOA) in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Draft Legislative Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Nevada Test and Training Range Land Withdrawal. The publication of the NOA began a 90-day public comment period which will end on 8 March, 2018. The Draft Legislative EIS and supporting documents are available on the project website at
The Draft Legislative EIS is also available at various libraries and repositories - a list of locations is also provided on the project website. The Air Force plans to hold five public hearings from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the dates and at the locations listed below. During the meetings, the Air Force will provide information on the potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed action and solicit public comments on the Draft LEIS. *Wednesday, January 17, 2018: Caliente Elementary School, 289 Lincoln Street, Caliente, NV 89008
*Thursday, January 18, 2018: Pahranagat Valley High School, 151 S. Main Street, Alamo, NV 89001
*Tuesday, January 23, 2018: Aliante Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas, NV 89084 *Wednesday, January 24, 2018: Beatty Community Center, 100 A Avenue South, Beatty, NV 89003 *Thursday, January 25, 2018: Tonopah Convention Center, 301 Brougher Avenue, Tonopah, NV 89049
The agenda for each public hearing is as follows:
*5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. - Open House and written comment submission
*6:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Air Force Presentation
*7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Public Hearing/Oral Comments
The project website
can be used to submit comments on the Draft Legislative EIS or comments may also be submitted by mail to the 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs, 4430 Grissom Ave., Ste. 107, Nellis AFB, NV 89191. Please direct any requests for information or other inquiries to the 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs, 4430 Grissom Ave., Ste. 107, Nellis AFB, NV 89191, by e-mail at
, or by phone at (702) 652-2750. Thank you, Michael Ackerman
originally posted by: gariac
I did my first visit to the Desert National Wildlife Refuge in anticipation of the USAF stealing it. The link has a few comments and photos, though not a finished product.
originally posted by: Cauliflower
a reply to: gariac
So they don't send a monkey with water anymore if you get lost in the sand dunes?