AST Facilities - Environmental Reviews - Arecibo Observatory

Scoping Process

Federal Register: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Initiate Section 106 Consultation for Proposed Changes to Arecibo Observatory Operations, Arecibo, Puerto Rico and Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Comment Period

Scoping Meetings: NSF hosted two public scoping meetings

  • June 7, 2016, at 9:30 am to 11:30 am
    DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan
    105 Avenida De Diego
    San Juan, PR
    Phone: (787) 721-6500
  • June 7, 2016, 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

Presentations and Scoping Materials:

Public Comments: Public scoping comments, as well as comments relating to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, may be submitted through June 23, 2016. NSF will provide additional opportunities for public participation upon publication of the Draft EIS. You may submit comments by email or mail to:

  • Ms. Elizabeth Pentecost
    RE: Arecibo Observatory
    2415 Eisenhower Ave., Ste W9152
    Alexandria, VA 22314