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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-03/letter-editor-road-deadlier-forecast
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-09-22-0
State
Feds finish draft of Arctic drilling document

...the environmental impact statement, or EIS, that formed part of the basis for the...claim of the plaintiffs challenging the EIS was that the estimate was too low and therefore...The agency is now producing a supplemental EIS, called a SEIS, for the sale.The new...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-10/feds-finish-draft-arctic-drilling-docum
State
Letter: DOT public hearing circus shows need for new administration

...Statement comment period, which is coincidentally also right after the election. This study will impact all the alternatives of the EIS and probably raise ferry fares, too. We have submitted public records requests, but given the Parnell administration's track...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-07/letter-dot-public-hearing-circus-shows-
Letters
My Turn: How ADOT ignored best practices for Juneau Acess

...in these areas. What's more disturbing is that the year before Gov. Sean Parnell directed ADOT to prepare the supplemental EIS, the Federal Highway Administration published a document titled "Interim Guidance on the Application of Travel and Land Use...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-07/my-turn-how-adot-ignored-best-practic
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010902/opE_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Airport EIS process invites public comment

...to prepare comments for us to consider in developing the EIS. This EIS is important to everyone in Juneau. It will evaluate proposed...site has been established for the project at www.jnu-eis.org that provides information about the EIS. It also...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071201/opE_EIS.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011604/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031003/loc_heliport.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092902/opi_myturn4.shtml
Opinion

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