Record of Decision for the Barry M. Goldwater Range East Range Enhancements Final Environmental Impact Statement, 31598 [2011-13459]

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The Final EIS was made available to the public on November, 26, 2010 through a NOA in the Federal Register (Volume 75, Number 227, Page 72824) with a wait period that ended on December 27, 2010. The ROD documents only the decision of the Air Force with respect to the proposed Air Force actions analyzed in the Final EIS. Authority: This NOA is published pursuant to the regulations (40 CFR part 1506.6) implementing the provisions of the NEPA of 1969 (42 USC. 4321, et seq.) and the Air Force’s Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) (32 CFR Parts 989.21(b) and 989.24(b)(7)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa McCarrick, 56 RMO/ESMP 7224 N 139th Dr, Bldg 302, Luke AFB, AZ 85309, 623–856–9475. Bao-Anh Trinh, Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Air Force


Record of Decision for the Barry M. Goldwater Range East Range 
Enhancements Final Environmental Impact Statement

ACTION: Notice of Availability (NOA) of a Record of Decision (ROD).

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SUMMARY:  On May 20, 2011, the United States Air Force signed the ROD 
for the Barry M. Goldwater Range East Range Enhancements Final 
Environmental Impact Statement. The ROD states the Air Force decision 
to implement six of the 10 proposals analyzed in the Environmental 
Impact Statement. These six proposals include: Proposal 1, Developing a 
sensor training area; Proposal 4, developing a new target for live air 
to-to-ground missiles within the East tactical range; Proposal 6, 
Converting a portion of Manned Range 3 into a helicopter gunnery range; 
Proposal 8, constructing a new taxiway and air traffic control tower at 
Gila Bend Air Force Auxilary Field; and proposal 10, Excavating, 
stockpiling, and using sand and gravel resources on the BMGR East. 
While no decision has been made for the remaining four proposals at 
this time, the Air Force anticipates issuing one or more RODs for these 
independent proposals at a future date.
    The decision was based on matters discussed in the Final 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), inputs from the public and 
regulatory agencies, and other relevant factors. The Final EIS was made 
available to the public on November, 26, 2010 through a NOA in the 
Federal Register (Volume 75, Number 227, Page 72824) with a wait period 
that ended on December 27, 2010. The ROD documents only the decision of 
the Air Force with respect to the proposed Air Force actions analyzed 
in the Final EIS. Authority: This NOA is published pursuant to the 
regulations (40 CFR part 1506.6) implementing the provisions of the 
NEPA of 1969 (42 USC. 4321, et seq.) and the Air Force's Environmental 
Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) (32 CFR Parts 989.21(b) and 
989.24(b)(7)).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa McCarrick, 56 RMO/ESMP 7224 N 
139th Dr, Bldg 302, Luke AFB, AZ 85309, 623-856-9475.

Bao-Anh Trinh,
Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer.
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