In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and made available to other government and private entities a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a Master Plan for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Muirkirk Road Campus (MRC), located in Prince George’s County, Maryland. As part of this Draft EIS, GSA is also inviting comments on historic preservation concerns under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, 54 U.S.C. 306108 et seq. The Master Plan will provide FDA with a structured framework for developing the MRC over the next 20 years.
A 45-day public review period for the Draft EIS begins on Friday, June 4, 2021, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 19, 2021. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, GSA has made alternate arrangements in lieu of a traditional in-person public hearing on the Draft EIS. A live virtual meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 7 p.m. The meeting can be accessed via: https://www.gotomeeting.com/webinar/join-webinar -- Webinar ID: 417-735-899 (Phone - Audio Only: +1 415-655-0052 - Audio Access Code: 802-683-636). For live captioning during the presentation, please click here.
All attendees should note that the virtual meeting will be recorded. Agencies and the public are encouraged to attend the live virtual meeting and provide written comments on the Draft EIS. Please send all written comments by July 19, 2021 to Mr. Marshall Popkin, ATTN: FDA MRC Master Plan, Draft EIS Comment, Office of Planning and Design Quality, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration, 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4400, Washington, DC, 20405 or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: FDA MRC Master Plan Draft EIS Comment.
A prerecorded presentation will be available by phone at 410-777-9537 and at the bottom of this webpage, from June 4 through July 19, 2021. Comments on the Draft EIS may be provided on the project phone line.
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