Chet Holifield Federal Building Environmental Review

GSA has completed the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Chet Holifield Federal Building (CHFB) located in Laguna Niguel, CA to explore options for the future of the complex. The DEIS and other relevant documents are available at the following links:

Public Comment

The public comment period for the DEIS began on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 and will continue through Friday, September 4, 2020. After this date, GSA will prepare the Final Environmental Impact Statement.

Comments will be accepted by email, mail, and during a virtual public meeting. All comments received (written or oral) will become public and part of the Administrative Record.

Questions or comments concerning the DEIS should be directed to:
Email:; Please include ‘CHFB EIS’ in the subject line.

Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery:
Potomac-Hudson Engineering, Inc.
77 Upper Rock Circle Suite 302
Rockville, MD 20850

Public Meeting

GSA held a virtual public meeting for the DEIS on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. The purpose of the meeting was to collect public comments on the DEIS. Following the presentations, there was a moderated session during which members of the public provided oral comments on the DEIS. View the presentation slideshow [PDF - 4 MB]. View the full meeting below.

For more information, contact Osmahn A. Kadri, Regional Environmental Quality Advisor/NEPA Project Manager, GSA, at 415-522-3617 or Please also contact Mr. Kadri if special assistance is needed to attend and participate in the public meeting.

Last Reviewed: 2020-10-22