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Tongass planning meeting closes with hope

...Service. The Forest Service will request recommendations from the committee no later than May 2015 and expects to release a Draft EIS for a forest plan amendment by August 2015.That forest plan defines how the Forest Service will offer timber for harvest in...
My Turn: Transparency for Juneau Access

...didn't release that report until they published the supplemental EIS six months later. As I've previously argued, they made public and the results be included in the supplemental EIS. Those who attended the public meeting in Juneau about the 2014...
NOAA to prepare bowhead subsistence harvest EIS

...prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to support the setting of annual quotas...for 2013-2017. NOAA last prepared an EIS for this purpose in 2008 for the years 2008-2012...Whaling Commission based on analysis in the EIS. The AEWC then directly manages the subsistence...
Letter to the Editor: The Road is deadlier than forecast

Should 10 more deaths in 30 years make a difference? The Draft Supplemental EIS (DSEIS) for Improved Juneau Access is out for public comment until Nov. 10. It projects 5 deaths due to traffic accidents will...
Big pricetag for Kake's energy intertie decision for the intertie will be announced in July. The EIS proposes three routes and one "no action" alternative for the...members Jan. 13, and in Petersburg Jan. 14. The preliminary EIS can be viewed at Contact reporter...
My Turn: State must finish Lynn Canal access EIS

...Purpose and Needs Statement" in the Draft EIS. Second, one publicly casts aspersions...of work, which in this case is the Draft EIS. Third, one ridicules not only the results...conservative approach used by DOT in the Draft EIS, it is very likely that his results would...
Airport EIS process invites public comment prepare comments for us to consider in developing the EIS. This EIS is important to everyone in Juneau. It will evaluate has been established for the project at that provides information about the EIS. It also...
My Turn: The facts and figures so far behind the Juneau Access EIS

...supplemental draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Juneau Access Project. Field...written. We are on schedule to have the EIS available for public review this coming...Skagway) is $265 million. In the 1997 draft EIS, the estimate was $232 million and in...
Heliport EIS to broaden its focus

...An environmental impact statement, or EIS, will help address questions about ownership...available in the community," he said. "The EIS wouldn't be starting from scratch; there's...million, Gilbertson said. In comparison, an EIS for a second Gastineau Channel crossing...
My Turn: Yes to an EIS, a JDHS, and an October bond

...the mother-of-public meetings on the EIS issue. After days of public testimony...voted 6-3 to move forward with the road EIS. It was criticized for not following the...Knowles vetoed the funding to finish the EIS. Improved ferry service has received support...


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