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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Process

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Process

  • Enacted in 1969, NEPA requires all federal agencies to evaluate potential environmental impacts of any major actions they may propose and to inform and involve the public in the decision-making process.
  • Your comments submitted on the Draft EIS/OEIS will become part of the public record and will be addressed in the Final EIS/OEIS.
  • The Final EIS/OEIS will be released to the public. Following the 30-day wait period, the Department of the Navy will issue a Record of Decision.


Ways to Participate

Your input is essential to ensure the most informed decision is made. 

You are encouraged to participate in several ways: 

  • Review the Draft EIS/OEIS
  • Provide comments
  • Sign-up for the mailing list
  • Check the project website for updates on the Final EIS/OEIS and Record of Decision

How to Provide Comments on Draft EIS/OEIS

  • Provide written and verbal comments at today's public meeting.
  • Submit comments on the project website or mail written comments.
  • Comments must be postmarked or recieved online for consideration in the Final EIS/OEIS.



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