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Guam Civilian/Military Task Force on Military Expansion Environmental Sub-Committee Meeting Environmental Sub-Committee Meeting March 26, 2007.

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1 Guam Civilian/Military Task Force on Military Expansion Environmental Sub-Committee Meeting Environmental Sub-Committee Meeting March 26, 2007

2 Environmental Sub-Committee, C/MTF Regular Meeting Monday, March 26, 2007, 8:30 a.m. DRAFT AGENDA Introduction Introduction Notice of Intent/Scoping EIS/OEIS and DEIS Notice of Intent/Scoping EIS/OEIS and DEIS –DOD Expansion/Repositioning -- Sub-Committee Chairs March 23 Update JGPO at S-C. Chairs April 3, :00 AMDOD Open House April 3, 9:00 AM JGPO at S-C. Chairs April 3, :00 AMDOD Open House April 3, 9:00 AM DOD Open House April 3, 5:00 PM Hilton DOD Open House April 3, 5:00 PM Hilton Task Force input to May 1, 2007 written comments Task Force input to May 1, 2007 written comments –Kilo Wharf DEIS Public Meeting March 28 Hyatt 6:00 PM Public Meeting March 28 Hyatt 6:00 PM Agencies input of written comments by April 23, 2007 Agencies input of written comments by April 23, 2007 Scope of Work – Contract for Environmental Strategy Scope of Work – Contract for Environmental Strategy USEPA/GEPA/DOD Draft Memorandum of Agreement USEPA/GEPA/DOD Draft Memorandum of Agreement Other C/MTF meeting schedules Other C/MTF meeting schedules Adjournment – Next Meeting Date Adjournment – Next Meeting Date

3 Civilian/Military Task Force Sub-Committees Health and Social Services Health and Social Services Public Safety Public Safety Education Education Labor Labor Ports and Customs Ports and Customs Economic Development Economic Development Infrastructure* Infrastructure* Housing* Housing* Social and Cultural Social and Cultural Government Services Government Services Environment* Environment* * Membership includes Guam EPA

4 NEPA Process Notice of Intent Notice of Intent Scoping Scoping Draft EIS Draft EIS Final EIS Final EIS

5 Navy EIS/OEIS for DOD Expansion/Repositioning Notice of Intent – March 7, 2007 Notice of Intent – March 7, 2007 Scoping Meeting – Tuesday, April 3, 5:00 P.M. (Hilton Resort) Scoping Meeting – Tuesday, April 3, 5:00 P.M. (Hilton Resort) Scoping Deadline – May 1, 2007, Written comments due Scoping Deadline – May 1, 2007, Written comments due Draft EIS – 2008? – Final Chance for comments and questions. Draft EIS – 2008? – Final Chance for comments and questions. All comments (written and oral) will be responded to in the Final EIS. Final EIS – 2009? Final EIS – 2009?

6 Examples of Scoping Types of Concerns Water Quality Water Quality Air Quality Air Quality Endangered Species & Habitats Endangered Species & Habitats Invasive Species Invasive Species Pristine and Protected Areas Pristine and Protected Areas Coral Reefs Coral Reefs Cultural and Historic Resources Cultural and Historic Resources Social Conditions Social Conditions Economy Economy Access Access Infrastructure Infrastructure Waste Disposal Waste Disposal Transportation Transportation Housing Housing Government Services Government Services –Public Safety –Health Services –Education –Recreation Cumulative Impacts Cumulative Impacts Regional Impacts Regional Impacts

7 Kilo Wharf Draft EIS Notice of Intent – July 29, 2005 Notice of Intent – July 29, 2005 Scoping Meetings – August 30 and Sept. 2, 2005 Scoping Meetings – August 30 and Sept. 2, 2005 Draft EIS – March 6, 2007 Draft EIS – March 6, 2007 Draft EIS Public Hearing – Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 6:00 P.M. at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Tumon Draft EIS Public Hearing – Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 6:00 P.M. at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Tumon –Chance for comments and questions. All comments (written and oral) will be responded to in the Final EIS. Draft EIS Comments Deadline – April 23, 2007 – Final Chance for written comments. All comments will be responded to in the Final EIS. Draft EIS Comments Deadline – April 23, 2007 – Final Chance for written comments. All comments will be responded to in the Final EIS. Final EIS – Late 2007? Final EIS – Late 2007?

8 EPA/Guam EPA/DOD Memorandum of Agreement Separate initiative from Civilian/Military Task Force Separate initiative from Civilian/Military Task Force High Level of long term DOD commitment sought on coordination for sustainable development on Guam High Level of long term DOD commitment sought on coordination for sustainable development on Guam Three Environmental Forums with DOD held on Guam since 2005, leading to the draft Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Three Environmental Forums with DOD held on Guam since 2005, leading to the draft Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Awaits more input from DOD, Government of Guam and other Federal Agencies Awaits more input from DOD, Government of Guam and other Federal Agencies

9 Memorandum of Agreement for collaboration between the Department of Defense the Government of Guam, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency Coordination Coordination Sustainability Sustainability Infrastructure Improvement Infrastructure Improvement Maintenance and Management Maintenance and Management TO REDUCE IMPACTS AND COSTS WHILE IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE

10 THANK YOU! Information: Mike Gawel, Guam EPA Planner Phone: (671)


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