NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT for the Wildland Fire Management Plan at Naval Air Station Fallon, Churchill COUNTY, Nevada
The United States Department of the Navy (Navy) announces the availability of and invites public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared for the proposed implementation of a Wildland Fire Management Plan (WFMP) at Naval Air Station Fallon (including the Fallon Range Training Complex) in Churchill County, Nevada. The goals of the proposed WFMP are to mitigate wildland fire hazards on NAS Fallon assets and resources; enhance habitat through preventative fuels treatments and post-fire remediation; collect and analyze fire data and implement adaptive management; and build and strengthen interagency cooperation. The WFMP also identifies measures to minimize and address military-caused fires. The Draft EA is available electronically for public review from April 6, 2023 through May 6, 2023 at https://cnrsw.cnic.navy.mil/Operations-and- Management/Environmental-Support/Public- Information-Access-to-Navy-Projects/. A hard copy of the Draft EA is available at the Churchill County Library, in Fallon, Nevada. Comments on the Draft EA and requests for hard copies, may be submitted to NAVFAC SW, Attn: NAS Fallon Wildland Fire Management Plan EA, NEPA Project Manager (Code EV25.AP) Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Southwest 750 Pacific Highway (12th Floor, Environmental) San Diego, CA 92132-5190, and must be postmarked no later than May 6, 2023.
Pub Date: April 8, 12, 15, 2023
Ad # 32397