PURPOSE OF NOTICE: The Department of Environmental Quality seeks public comment on an Environmental Assessment for a Proposed Runway Extension and Airport Development Project at the Stafford Regional Airport in Stafford County, Virginia.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: June 16, 2017 through August 4, 2017
TYPE OF RESPONSE: Environmental Assessment.
DEQ is reviewing an Environmental Assessment for a proposed runway extension and other improvements as a component of the airport’s License Modification Application. The purpose of the Environmental Assessment is to determine if a runway extension and additional development at the Airport would significantly impact socioeconomic and environmental resources within the proposed project area.
NAME OF AGENCY PROPOSING THE PROJECT: The Stafford Regional Airport Authority has submitted a License Modification Application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Virginia Department of Aviation (DoAv).
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The plans to construct airport improvements as specified in the 2013 Stafford Regional Airport Master Plan Update (AMPU) and as shown on the conditionally approved 2016 Airport Layout Plan (ALP). The Proposed Action includes the following project elements:
HOW TO COMMENT: DEQ accepts comments from the public by e-mail, fax, or U.S. Mail (see below). All comments must include the name, address, and telephone number of the person commenting and be received by DEQ within the comment period. The public may review the project documents at the following locations:
A copy of the Draft EA will also be made available online at the Stafford Regional Airport’s website: http://www.staffordairport.com/, and on the DEQ’s website: http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/EnvironmentalImpactReview/NEPADocumentReviews/MajorNEPAProjects.aspx.
A public hearing to accept comments will be held on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Stafford Regional Airport. Anyone desiring to be heard in support of, or in opposition to, this proposed action may attend and have their comments considered by the Department of Environmental Quality and the Department of Aviation.
|Name / Title:||John Fisher|
629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
|Telephone:||(804)698-4339 FAX: (804)698-4319 TDD: ()-|