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Availability of a Finding of No Significant Impact

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Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration.


Notice of the availability of a finding of no significant impact.


The purpose of this notice is to make available to the public the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) derived from the Environmental Assessment (EA) regarding the Port of Anchorage (Port) Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project. The purpose of the project is to improve and enhance the existing dock and terminal capability at the Port to facilitate the transportation of goods and people within the State of Alaska.

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Daniel E. Yuska, Jr., Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Environmental Activities, U.S. Maritime Administration, 400 7th Street, SW., Room 7209, Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366-0714, fax (202) 366-6988.

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The Maritime Administration, in cooperation with the Port of Anchorage, completed an EA that studied potential environmental effects associated with the redevelopment of the marine terminal used by the Port. The EA considered potential effects to the natural and human environments including: Air quality; water quality; geology and soils; coastal resources; terrestrial resources; aquatic resources; navigation; hazardous materials; cultural and historic resources; visual and aesthetic resources; and other topics associated with the proposed action. The FONSI is based on the analysis presented in the Marine Terminal Redevelopment EA.

The FONSI and the EA are available for review at Loussac Library in Anchorage or online at and

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(Authority: 49 CFR 1.66.)

By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

Dated: March 11, 2005.

Joel C. Richard,

Secretary, Maritime Administration.

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[FR Doc. 05-5335 Filed 3-17-05; 8:45 am]