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Environmental Assessment Public Meeting

Release date: 
September 5, 2019
Release Number: 
R3-19-NR-028

PHILADELPHIAJoin the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a public meeting on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the reconstruction of Herbert Hoover High School. The meeting will be held September 18, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Elkview Middle School, located at 5090 Elk River Rd, Elkview, WV 25071.

The School Building Authority (SBA), in conjunction with the Kanawha County Board of Education (KCBOE), 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 reconstruction of Herbert Hoover 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 September 26, 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: Herbert Hoover High School

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

Date: September 18, 2019

Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: Elkview Middle School, located at 5090 Elk River Rd, Elkview, WV 25071

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: 
September 6, 2019 - 09:05