FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release – 49-12July 24, 2012
Navy to host public meetings on NAS Key West Airfield Operations Draft EIS and extend public comment period
The Navy has scheduled two public meetings to provide information and to obtain public comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) analyzing environmental effects of air operations at Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West. These meetings will be conducted as informal open house sessions, providing members of the public the opportunity to ask questions of Navy representatives as well as the opportunity to comment in writing on the Draft EIS. The first meeting will be conducted Wednesday, August 1, in the Conference Room of the Doubletree by Hilton Grand Key Resort, 3990 South Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. The second will be conducted Thursday, August 2, at the Tennessee Williams Theater at the Florida Keys Community College, 5901 College Rd., Key West. Both meetings will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Public input is extremely important in order for the Navy to fully understand community concernsCommand Southeast, NAS Key West Air Operations EIS Project Manager, P.O. Box 30, Building 903, NAS Jacksonville, FL 32212 or electronically via the project Web site: http://www.keywesteis.com.