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Draft Environmental Assessment Public Meeting

Release date: 
July 12, 2019
Release Number: 
R3-19-NR-020

PHILADELPHIA – Join the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a public meeting on the Draft Environmental Assessment for Richwood Middle School and Richwood High School. The meeting will be held on July 17, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cherry River Elementary, located at 190 Riverside Drive, Richwood, West Virginia 26261.

The School Building Authority, in conjunction with the Nicholas County Board of Education, has applied through the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to the FEMA Public Assistance grant program. This application is for funding assistance under the Presidentially Declared Disaster FEMA-DR-4273-WV, for the replacement of Richwood Middle School and High School. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, FEMA has prepared a Draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed replacement of the damaged schools, at a location outside of the Special Flood Hazard Area.

The Draft Environmental Assessment is available for public comment until August 3, 2019.

For additional information on how to submit comments and to read the full Draft Environmental Assessment visit: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4273.

Public Meeting: Richwood Middle School and Richwood High School

Purpose: To provide an overview of the draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed replacement of Richwood Middle School and Richwood High School and allow an in-person opportunity to submit public comments.

Date: July 17, 2019

Time: 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Location: Cherry River Elementary, located at 190 Riverside Dr, Richwood, WV 26261

This meeting is open to the public.

To request any reasonable accommodations for the information session please email david.melancon@fema.dhs.gov

FEMA’s mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters. FEMA Region III’s jurisdiction includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Learn more about FEMA Region III at www.FEMA.gov/region-iii. Stay informed of FEMA’s activities online: videos and podcasts are available at fema.gov/medialibrary and youtube.com/fema. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/femaregion3.

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Last Updated: 
July 18, 2019 - 19:44