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National Museum of African American History and Culture

Final Environmental Impact Statement [PDF 12.7MB]

National Capital Planning Commission & Smithsonian Institution
August 17, 2011 September 19, 2011
Description of Project

The National Capital Planning Commission and the Smithsonian Institution have prepared an Environmental Impact Statement to analyze the construction of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) on the National Mall on a site bound by Constitution Avenue to the north, Madison Drive to the south, and 14th and 15th Streets to the east and west, respectively.

In accordance with the Council on Environmental Quality’s regulations for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and NCPC’s Environmental and Historic Preservation Practices and Procedures, this Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) has been filed with the Environmental Protection Agency. The Notice of Availability for the FEIS is scheduled to be announced in the Federal Register on August 19, 2011. The required 30-day waiting period will conclude on September 19, 2011.

Input Requested
None. Posting of Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)

Submit Comments to:
Kenneth Walton
National Capital Planning Commission
401 9th Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004

Jane Passman
Senior Facilities Master Planner
Smithsonian Institution
600 Maryland Avenue SW Suite 5001
PO BOX 37012 MRC 511
Washington DC 20013-7012
t: 202.633.6549
f: 202.633.6233

Commission Action Requested

Expected Date of NCPC Action
None currently scheduled. This project could potentially be submitted for preliminary review at NCPC’s November 3, 2011 meeting.

Historic Preservation (section 106) Consultation Process

Section 106 review is ongoing

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