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AST Facilities - Environmental Reviews - Arecibo Observatory

Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)

Federal Register: Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Arecibo Observatory, Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Draft EIS

Public Comment Meetings: NSF hosted two public meetings to address the DEIS

  • November 16, 2016, at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico/
    Puerto Rico Professional College of Engineers and Land Surveyors (Arecibo Chapter)
    Ave. Manuel T. Guillán Urdáz
    Conector 129 Carr. 10
    Arecibo, Puerto Rico
    Phone: (787) 758-2250
  • November 17, 2016, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan
    105 Avenida De Diego
    San Juan, PR
    Phone: (787) 721-6500

Presentations and Materials:

Public Comments: NSF will accept comments on the DEIS for 45 days following publication of the Notice of Availability. You may submit comments by email or mail to:

  • Envcomp-AST@nsf.gov
  • Ms. Elizabeth Pentecost
    RE: Arecibo Observatory
    4201 Wilson Blvd, Ste 1045S
    Arlington, VA 22230