Environmental Assessment for Security Operations Control Center Facility Construction, Port of Albany, Albany County, NY (November 2011)
FEMA proposes to provide federal funding to the Albany Port District Commission through the Port Security Grant Program to construct a new Security Operations Control Center at 106 Smith Boulevard, Albany, Albany County, NY 11202. The purpose of the Port Security Grant Program is to provide for activities which help to enhance the security and safety of ports in the United States. The purpose of the proposed project is to enhance security at the Port of Albany with the construction of a new Security Operations Control Building. The need for the project is to address port and waterway security vulnerabilities, and to implement plans to meet Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA) (PL107-295) requirements. The environmental analysis is conducted in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and its implementing regulations at 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508 and FEMA’s regulations at 44 CFR Part 10.