Tag Archives: National Environmental Policy Act

Navy Releases Environmental Assessment of MQ-25A Refueling Drone Operations in California

MQ-25A Stingray

The U.S. Navy has issued an environmental assessment stating that home-basing 20 Boeing-built MQ-25A Stingray refueling drones at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) in Point Mugu, California, will have no significant impact on the environment. Activities that will take place at the naval base include over 960 annual Stingray flight operations and related stationing support for approximately 730 personnel and their families. 

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USACE Selects Jacobs to Deliver Engineering Services Under Environmental Quality Program; Jan Walstrom Quoted

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has selected Jacobs to deliver architect and engineering services for its Environmental Quality Program under a three-year, multiple award task order contract, the company announced on Wednesday

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DOE Announces Publication of Environmental Impact Statement for Versatile Test Reactor

The Department of Energy has announced its intent to develop an environmental impact statement to evaluate the creation of a versatile reactor-based fast-neutron source in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. DOE said Monday it invites industry to send comments on the scope of the EIS until Sept. 4 and plans to hold two webcast scoping meetings to further discuss the project. 

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USACE Baltimore District Awards $24.5M Architect/Engineer Contract to Dewberry

Dewberry announced on Tuesday that the company secured a potential five-year, $24.5 million maximum capacity architect/engineer contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to support predominantly sustainment, restoration, and maintenance projects.

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USAF Identifies Three Potential B-21 Bomber Aircraft Bases

The U.S. Air Force has identified three military bases as “reasonable alternative” hosts for the future long-range strike bomber aircraft. B-21 Raider bombers under development by Northrop Grumman will replace current B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit units stationed at Dyess AFB in Texas, Ellsworth AFB in South Dakota and Whiteman AFB in Missouri, …

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GSA Cites Appropriations Behind FBI HQ Location Announcement Delay

The General Services Administration has postponed the announcement of its selected location for the new FBI headquarters until it secures congressional funding to support the $1 billion project, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Meredith Somers writes GSA was originally scheduled to announce its chosen site for the FBI HQ consolidation project in …

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GSA to Conduct Environmental, Transportation, Historic Preservation Studies for New Labor Dept HQ

The General Services Administration plans to conduct environmental, transportation and historic preservation studies at candidate sites for the Labor Department‘s future headquarters. GSA said Thursday the studies will inform the government’s decision and aid compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act and the National Historic Preservation Act. GSA shortlisted three Washington, D.C.-based sites for DOL’s future …

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FAA OKs Use of Satellite-Based Air Traffic Control Procedures Through Southern California Metroplex Project

The Federal Aviation Administration has released a record of decision for a project that seeks to replace traditional air traffic control methods with satellite-based procedures. FAA said Friday the finding of no significant impact decision on the Southern California Metroplex project comes after the agency conducted 90 public meetings and …

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