National AIS Project – Environmental Statement

Friday, June 30, 2006
The US Coast Guard is seeking comments on its draft programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) addressing proposed implementation of the Nationwide Automatic Identification System (NAIS) project. The proposed NAIS involves installing receivers, transmitters, transceivers, repeaters, and other equipment on towers and other structures at up to 450 sites at locations along 95,000 miles of coastline and inland waterways, as well as the use of selected remote platforms. A public meeting will be held in Washington, DC on August 9. Written comments should be submitted by August 14. Source: HK Law

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