Due to the federal government shutdown on Oct. 1, 2013, the U.S. Navy is postponing public meetings related to the Mariana Islands Training and Testing Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement. Public meetings will be rescheduled and the public notified of the new meeting dates. Public comments on the Draft EIS/OEIS will still be accepted during the government shutdown.
The following meetings are postponed:
* Guam, Oct. 7, 2013, 5 – 8pm: University of Guam, Anthony Leon Guerrero Multi-Purpose Room 129
* Saipan, Oct. 8, 2013, 5 – 8pm: Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center, Susupe
* Tinian, Oct. 9, 2013, 5 – 8pm: Tinian High School, San Jose Village
* Rota, Oct. 10, 2013, 5 – 8pm: Sinapalo Elementary School, Sinapalo I
The Navy has prepared a Draft EIS/OEIS to evaluate the potential environmental impacts associated with military readiness training and testing activities conducted within the MITT Study Area. Visit the project website at www.MITT-EIS.com to download the Draft EIS/OEIS, view other project materials and submit comments online. (PR)