The Navy is accepting public comments on the Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS. The comment period is open from March 29, 2019, to June 12, 2019.
Comments may also be provided at the public meetings. All comments submitted during the public comment period will become part of the public record and substantive comments will be addressed in the Final Supplemental EIS/OEIS. All comments must be postmarked or received online by June 12, 2019, for consideration in the Final Supplemental EIS/OEIS.
Public participation is an important part of the National Environmental Policy Act process. Submitting substantive and concise public comments is one of the most important aspects of that process.
“Substantive” comments, in the sense of an environmental analysis document, are comments on the analysis that contain practical importance, value, or effect. Submitting a substantive and concise public comment on the Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS is one of the most important aspects of the National Environmental Policy Act process.
The most effective comments are those that provide useful information to the Navy. For instance, submit comments if you find:
General recommendations to keep in mind when making comments on any NEPA document: