Feature Article


NASA is pleased to announce the availability of the Wallops Flight Facility North Wallops Island Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact

July 3, 2012

The Environmental Office is pleased to announce the availability of the WFF North Wallops Island Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Final Environmental Assessment (EA).

Based on the Final EA for this project NASA has issued a FONSI, meaning that an Environmental Impact Statement is not needed for the project as proposed.

The Final EA and FONSI are available on the internet in Adobe® format at:

https://code200-external.gsfc.nasa.gov/250-wff/june-2012-final-environmental-assessment-ea-and-finding-no-significant-impact-fonsi

The Final EA and FONSI are also available for review at the following locations:

Chincoteague Island Library, Chincoteague, VA
Eastern Shore Public Library, Accomac, VA

A limited number of hard copies of the UAS Airstrip Final EA are available by contacting:

Joel T. Mitchell
Lead, Natural Resources
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's
Wallops Flight Facility, Code 250.W
Wallops Island, VA 23337

Telephone: 757-824-1127
Email: Joel.T.Mitchell@nasa.gov