Draft Environmental Assessment on Disposal of Vessels

Tuesday, April 13, 2004
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a notice stating that the comment period on its draft environmental assessment for transfer of approximately nine obsolete vessels from the James River Reserve Fleet to the Able UK facilities for disposal has been extended until April 9, 2004. The Maritime Administration (MARAD), of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has made available for review and comment to interested governmental and private bodies and individuals the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the transfer of approximately nine obsolete vessels from the James River Reserve Fleet (JRRF) to the Able UK facilities for disposal of the vessels. The EA was the subject of a review period from February 29, 2004 to March 29, 2004. The comment period has been extended for one week extending the comment period to April 9, 2004. Comments concerning the document and the proposed action must be received by 5:00 p.m. to be assured of consideration and should be sent to: Debra Aheron, U.S. DOT, Maritime Administration, 400 7th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20590, Tel: 202-366-1254/Fax: 202-493-2180, email: Deborah.Aheron@marad.dot.gov. All written comments received during this review period will be taken into consideration by MARAD. Copies of the EA and supporting documents available for public viewing on the MARAD website Source: HK Law

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