Public Notice September 23, 2016

Published: September 16, 2016

Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact

Washington Dulles International Airport

National Air and Space Museum Dulles Collections Center

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Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, as amended (NEPA) (42 US.C. 4321, et seq.) and the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), the Smithsonian Institution, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the National Air and Space Museum Dulles Collections Center at Washington Dulles International Airport, in Fairfax County, Virginia.  After careful consideration of the information contained in the Final EA, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has determined that significant environmental effects will not result from the proposed action.  Therefore, the FAA has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI).

The Final EA and FONSI are being made available to the public and federal and local government agencies for review.  Please send all inquiries to Ms. Jane Passman, Senior Facilities Master Planner, Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, MRC 511, Washington, DC 20013-7012 or by email at passmj@si.edu.

A copy of the Final EA and FONSI is available for public review at the following locations: Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly, VA  20151; Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville, VA  20121; and Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, VA 20164, or by clicking on the attachments below.

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