Coast Guard Extends Proposed Base Seattle Expansion Public Input Period

Coast Guard Extends Proposed Base Seattle Expansion Public Input Period

The U.S. Coast Guard is giving stakeholders more time to weigh in on an environmental document for the proposed expansion of Coast Guard Base Seattle. The Guard has extended the deadline for public input on the project’s Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement to Dec. 16. The original deadline was Dec. 2. The goal of the draft statement is to investigate 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 agency. The full document is available…
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USCG Releases Draft Environmental Document for Base Seattle Expansion

USCG Releases Draft Environmental Document for Base Seattle Expansion

The public has until Dec. 2 to weigh in on an environmental document pertaining to the U.S. Coast Guard’s proposal to expand and modernize Base Seattle, the Coast Guard announced Oct. 11. The Coast Guard has released a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement of the proposal, a document that looks at the possible environmental effects of proposed action alternatives. “The purpose of the expansion is to provide adequate facilities and infrastructure at Base Seattle to support current and future execution of the Coast Guard’s statutory missions,” the Coast Guard said. “Base Seattle is the largest Coast Guard facility in the…
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