Department of the Navy November 28, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Public Hearing for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Laurelwood Housing Area Access, Naval Weapons Station Earle, Colts Neck, NJ
Document Number: E8-28327
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
Pursuant to section (102)(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, and regulations implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508), the Department of the Navy (Navy) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) which evaluates the potential environmental consequences of providing access between the Laurelwood housing area at Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Earle and an adjacent state primary or secondary road. The requirement for this access is a stipulation within the lease agreement between the Navy and the developer of Laurelwood that requires the Navy to provide unimpeded access to the property in 2010. This developer may construct necessary road improvements to obtain access and rent any housing units to the general public through the year 2040. A Notice of Intent for this EIS was published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2007 (72 FR 63562). The Navy will conduct a public hearing to receive oral and written comments on the Draft EIS. Federal agencies, state agencies, local agencies, and interested individuals are invited to be present or represented at the public hearings. This notice announces the date and location of the public hearing for this Draft EIS.