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Federal Aviation Administration, DOT


Notice of Availability of the Draft Re-Evaluation of the O'Hare Modernization Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Re-Evaluation).

Location of Proposed Action: O'Hare International Airport, Des Plaines and DuPage River Watersheds, Cook and DuPage Counties, Chicago, Illinois (Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, and 18, Township 41 North, Range 10 East, 3rd P.M.).


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that the Draft Written Re-Evaluation of the O'Hare Modernization Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Re-Evaluation) for Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois is available for public review and comment.

The Draft Re-Evaluation identifies the potential environmental impacts associated with the construction schedule modification that alters the timing for commissioning new Runway 10R/28L, new Runway 9C/27C, and the extension of Runway 9R/27L at O'Hare International Airport pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act.

The FAA will host Public Workshops on the Draft Re-Evaluation. The Public Workshops on the Draft Re-Evaluation will be held on the following dates: Monday, August 10, 2015, at White Eagle Banquets, 6839 North Milwaukee Avenue, Niles, Illinois 60714; Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at Taft High School, 6530 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60631; Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at Monty's Elegant Banquets, 703 South York Road, Bensenville, Illinois 60106; Thursday, August 13, 2015, at Belvedere Events and Banquets, 1170 West Devon Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007. Each Public Workshops will start at 1 p.m. (Central Standard Time), and registration to participate in the Public Workshops will conclude by 9 p.m. (Central Standard Time). Representatives of FAA and its consultants will be available to provide information about the Draft Re-Evaluation. Spanish language translators will be available at the Public Workshops. If you need the assistance of a translator, other than Spanish, please call Ms. Amy Hanson at (847) 294-7354 by August 3, 2015.

The comment period is open as of Monday, July 27, 2015, and closes Wednesday, August 26, 2015. All comments are to be submitted to Amy Hanson of the FAA, at the address shown below. The comments must be postmarked and email must be sent by no later than midnight, Wednesday, August 26, 2015.

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The Draft Re-Evaluation is available for review on line (​airports/​airport_​development/​omp/​eis_​re-eval/​) and was provided to the following libraries:

Addison Public Library4 Friendship PlAddison.
Albany Park Library3401 W. Foster AveChicago.
Arlington Heights Library500 N. Dunton AveArlington Heights.
Austin Irving Library6100 E. Irving Park RdChicago.
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Bartlett Public Library800 South Bartlett RdBartlett.
Bellwood Public Library600 Bohland AveBellwood.
Bensenville Community Public Library200 S. Church RdBensenville.
Berkeley Public Library1637 Taft AveBerkeley.
Bezazian Library1226 W. Ainslie StChicago.
Bloomingdale Public Library101 Fairfield WayBloomingdale.
Bucktown-Wicker Park Library1701 N. Milwaukee AveChicago.
Budlong Woods Library5630 N. Lincoln AveChicago.
Carol Stream Public Library616 Hiawatha DrCarol Stream.
College of DuPage Library425 Fawell BlvdGlen Ellyn.
Conrad Sulzer Regional Library4455 N. Lincoln AveChicago.
Des Plaines Public Library1501 Ellinwood AveDes Plaines.
Dunning Library7455 W. Cornelia AveChicago.
Edgebrook Library5331 W. Devon AveChicago.
Edgewater Library6000 N. BroadwayChicago.
Eisenhower Public Library4652 N. Olcott AveHarwood Heights.
Elk Grove Village Public Library1001 Wellington AveElk Grove Village.
Elmhurst Public Library211 Prospect AveElmhurst.
Elmwood Park Public Library4 W. Conti PkwyElmwood Park.
Evanston Public Library1703 Orrington AveEvanston.
Forest Park Public Library7555 Jackson BlvdForest Park.
Franklin Park Public Library10311 Grand AveFranklin Park.
Galewood-Mont Clare Library6871 W. Belden AveChicago.
Glendale Heights Library25 E. Fullerton AveGlendale Heights.
Glenview Public Library1930 Glenview RdGlenview.
Glen Ellyn Public Library400 Duane StGlen Ellyn.
Hanover Park Branch Library1266 Irving Park RdHanover Park.
Harold Washington Library400 S. State StChicago.
Hillside Public Library405 Hillside AveHillside.
Hoffman Estates Library1550 Hassell RdHoffman Estates.
Humboldt Park Library1605 N. Troy StChicago.
Independence Library3548 W. Irving Park RdChicago.
Itasca Community Library500 W. Irving Park RdItasca.
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Lincoln Belmont Library1659 W. Melrose StChicago.
Lincoln Park Library1150 W. Fullerton AveChicago.
Logan Square Library3030 W. Fullerton AveChicago.
Lombard Public Library110 W. Maple StLombard.
MayFair Library4400 W. Lawrence AveChicago.
Maywood Public Library121 S. 5th AveMaywood.
Melrose Park Public Library801 N. BroadwayMelrose Park.
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Mount Prospect Public Library10 S. Emerson StMount Prospect.
Niles Public Library6960 W. Oakton StNiles.
North Austin Library5724 W. North AveChicago.
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Northlake Public Library231 N. Wolf RdNorthlake.
Northtown Library6435 N. California AveChicago.
Oak Park Public Library834 Lake StOak Park.
Oakton Community College Library1616 E. Golf RdDes Plaines.
Oriole Park Library7454 W. Balmoral AveChicago.
Park Ridge Public Library20 S. Prospect AvePark Ridge.
Portage-Cragin Library5108 W. Belmont AveChicago.
Prospect Heights Public Library12 North Elm StreetProspect Heights.
River Forest Public Library735 Lathrop AveRiver Forest.
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Schaumburg Township District Library130 S. Roselle RdSchaumburg.
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Skokie Public Library5215 Oakton StreetSkokie.
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Villa Park Public Library305 S. Ardmore AveVilla Park.
West Belmont3104 N. Narragansett AveChicago.
Wilmette Public Library1242 Wilmette AveWilmette.
Wood Dale Public Library520 N. Wood Dale RdWood Dale.

Written comments, faxes and emails should be submitted to Amy Hanson of the FAA. The comment period is open as of Monday, July 27, 2015, and closes Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Forms for providing written comments will also be available at the Public Workshops. FAA requests that comments submitted via email include the full name and city/Start Printed Page 44418village of residence of the individual commenting. Court reporters will be available to record verbal comments at the Public Workshops. If you need the assistance of a translator, other than Spanish, please call Ms. Amy Hanson at (847) 294-7354 by August 3, 2015.

For Further Information or To Submit Comments Contact: Amy Hanson, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, Chicago Airports District Office, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018, FAX: 847-294-7046, email address:

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Issued in Des Plaines, Illinois, July 20, 2015.

James G. Keefer,

Manager, Chicago Airports District Office.

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[FR Doc. 2015-18209 Filed 7-24-15; 8:45 am]