Accession Number:

ADA633570

Title:

Environmental Assessment of the Construction of the Joint Use Small Arms Range for the 934th Airlift Wing at Minneapolis-St. paul International Airport Air Reserve Station, Minnesota

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

E2M ENGINEERING-ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT INC FAIRFAX VA

Report Date:

2006-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

121.0

Abstract:

This EA contains specific information regarding the purpose of and need for the Proposed Action, a detailed description of the Proposed Action, the alternatives to the Proposed Action, and the No Action Alternative. The Proposed Action includes the demolition of the existing small arms range and the construction of a new, partially contained range. The shooting area would be designed and constructed as a single enclosure, divided into two separate sections, totaling 28 expanded firing positions. This EA has been prepared to evaluate the Proposed Action, alternatives to the Proposed Action, and the No Action Alternative. Impact categories that are considered in the impact analysis include noise, land use, air quality, safety, geological resources, water resources, biological resources, cultural resources socioeconomics and environmental justice, infrastructure, and hazardous materials and wastes. The EA is being made available to the public prior to completion. This EA was made available for public review and comment beginning August 31, 2006 and ending September 30, 2006. Comments received from this review were addressed in the EA. Letters received from the review period are contained in Appendix B.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE