National Science Foundation (NSF).
National Science Foundation gives notice of the availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement/Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation (FEIS/FCEE) for activities proposed to be undertaken in Antarctica.
The waiting period ends January 18, 2005.
Dr. Polly A. Penhale, Office of Polar Programs, Room 755, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, firstname.lastname@example.org.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. Polly A. Penhale, Environmental Officer, Office of Polar Programs, (703) 292-8033, email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Article 3 of Annex I to the Protocol on Environmental Protection of the Antarctic Treaty requires the preparation of an EIS/CEE for any proposed Antarctic activity likely to have more than a minor or transitory impact. The Draft EIS/CEE for Project IceCube was made publicly available and comments were accepted during a 90-day comment period, as specified in 45 CFR 641.18(c). The Final EIS/CEE containing comments received on the Draft EIS/CEE and responses to these comments, is now publicly available and has been circulated to all Parties to the Protocol and parties that commented on the Draft EIS/CEE. This notice is published pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 2403a.
The National Science Foundation has submitted this Final EIS/CEE, for the operation of a high-energy neutrino telescope (Project IceCube) at the South Pole. The document is available on the Internet at http://www.nsf.gov/od/opp/antarct/treaty/cees/icecube/icecube_final_cee.pdf.Start Signature
Nadene G. Kennedy,
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