Air Force Allowing Another Month Of Public Comment On Draft EIS

The Air Force will give Alaska’s leaders and the public an extra month to compile their comments on a draft environmental impact statement released last month. The EIS evaluates the effects of the Air Force’s proposal to relocate a squadron of F-16s from Eielson Air Force Base to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The extension comes after push back from the state’s Congressional delegation who argued the military hadn’t provided the public with enough time to evaluate the document.

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