Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Sounding Rockets Program at Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR)

PFRR FEIS Individual Chapters (Volume I, Download by Chapter)

Letter to Reader (0.1 MB)
Executive Summary (0.3 MB)
Volume I Table of Contents (0.3 MB)
Chapter 1 – Introduction and Purpose and Need for the Action (0.8 MB)
Chapter 2 – Description and Comparison of Alternatives (3.5 MB)
Chapter 3 – Description of the Affected Environment(3.1 MB)
Chapter 4 – Environmental Consequences (4.2 MB)
Chapter 5 – Agencies, Organizations, and Persons Consulted (0.2 MB)
Chapter 6 – List of Preparers (0.1 MB)
Chapter 7 – Index (0.1 MB)
Chapter 8 – Glossary (0.1 MB)
Chapter 9 – References (0.4 MB)

PFRR FEIS Individual Appendices (Volume II, Download by Appendix)

Volume II Cover and Table of Contents (2.1 MB)
Appendix A – Coordination and Consultation (32.1 MB)
Appendix B – Siting Alternatives (0.5 MB)
Appendix C – Land Use Permits (10.6 MB)
Appendix D – Subsistence ANILCA (3.1 MB)
Appendix E – Recovery Plan (1.4 MB)
Appendix F – Search and Recovery Assumptions (0.2 MB)
Appendix G – Impact Probabilities (1.2 MB)
Appendix H – Biological Assessment (8.4 MB)
Appendix I – Basis for Dismissing Use of Heavy Equipment for Recovery (0.6 MB)
Appendix J – Recent Publications Enabled by Science (0.2 MB)
Appendix K – Comment-Response Document (10.9 MB)

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Document Review Process

NASA is now requesting agencies, organizations, and members of the public to review the FEIS. Notices of Availability of the FEIS documents are being published in the Federal Register, through local news media, and on this website to ensure that all members of the public have the ability to actively participate in the NEPA process.

NASA will issue a Record of Decision (ROD) based on the FEIS no sooner than 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Notice of Availability (NOA) of the FEIS. NASA's ROD will be made available, once issued, on this website and upon request.

The PFRR FEIS is available for review at the following locations:

Alaska Resources Library & Information Services, Anchorage, AK
Z.J. Loussac Public Library, Anchorage, AK
Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
Noel Wien Library, Fairbanks, AK
Juneau Public Library, Juneau, AK
NASA Headquarters Library, Washington, D.C.

For questions regarding the Sounding Rockets Program at Poker Flat Research Range PEIS process, please contact:

Shari Miller
Center NEPA Manager
NASA Wallops Flight Facility
Mailstop: 250.W
Wallops Island, Virginia 23337

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The Draft PFRR EIS and its Appendices are still available online and may be viewed here.