Army releases NEPA draft Environmental Assessment on proposed sites for Middletown Armed Forces Reserve Center

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:

Russell 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:

 

Craig Kelley

BRAC Environment Coordinator

99th Regional Support Command (East)

11 Saratoga Boulevard

Devens, MA 01432

(978) 796-2606

 

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.

 

 

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