Coast Guard Seeks Public Input on Proposed Seattle Base Expansion

U.S. Coast Guard Base Seattle. Photo: USCG.

On Friday, Nov. 18, the U.S. Coast Guard has a public meeting scheduled to discuss the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Coast Guard Base Seattle expansion.

The meeting is planned for 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Jackson Federal Building’s South Auditorium in Seattle, the agency announced.

The goal of the draft statement is to look into possible “environmental and socioeconomic impacts, and identifies related mitigation measures, associated with land acquisition, facility and infrastructure modernization, and continued operation to support current and future Coast Guard missions at Base Seattle,” according to the Guard.

The public can view and weigh in on the draft statement until Dec. 2. For more, visit

The public may also submit written comments to: U.S. Coast Guard, Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center, Environmental Management Division, ATTN: Mr. Dean Amundson, 1301 Clay St., Suite 700N, Oakland, CA 94612-5203.

By Karen Robes Meeks