LOUISVILLE, KY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the National Environmental Policy Act Draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed Middletown Armed Forces Reserve Center for a 30-day comment period.
Three reasonable alternative sites were identified and evaluated in addition to the No Action Alternative: the Bysiewicz Industrial Subdivision (Liberty Park), Cucia Park, and Millennium Industrial Park (Ken Dooley Drive), all located in Middletown’s Westfield section. Cucia Park is the U.S. Army’s Preferred Alternative site.
The EA and draft FNSI are available for review at the Middletown Public Library on the World Wide Web at: http://www.hqda.army.mil/acsim/brac/env_ea_review.htm .
Copies of the EA can also be viewed at the following local library:
123 Broad Street
Middletown, CT 06457
Comments on the EA and Draft FNSI should be submitted during the 30-day public comment period via mail, fax, or electronic mail to the following:
BRAC Environment Coordinator
99th Regional Support Command (East)
11 Saratoga Boulevard
Devens, MA 01432
The new campus is programmed to receive an Armed Forces Reserve Center, vehicle maintenance shop and a unit storage facility. Citizen Soldiers will use this campus for classroom training for distance learning and computer simulation, Human Resource and administration offices and vehicle maintenance.