Northern NY Military Air Space Committee
Hosts Vermont Air National Guard
At the invitation of the Northern New York Military Air Space Committee, the Vermont Air National Guard (VANG), 158th Fighter Wing, Burlington, Vermont will present information on the possible training activities of the F-35 aircraft over the Adirondacks on Wednesday, May 16, from 4 to 7 PM at the Tupper Lake Train Depot in Tupper Lake, NY.
The public informational meeting will provide an opportunity for Adirondack residents to learn about training activities which could occur over the Adirondacks if the F-35 aircraft is assigned to VANG’s 158th Fighter Wing.
The United States Air Force is accepting public comment on the F-35A Operational Basing Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) until June 1, 2012. Copies of the DEIS, and Executive Summary of the DEIS and other information regarding the F-35 Aircraft can be obtained at http://www.accplanning.org/
Those wishing to provide comments may send them to:
Mr. Nicholas Germanos, HQ ACC/A7PS
129 Andrews St., Suite 332
Langley AFB, VA 23665?2769
Also, an official hearing on the DEIS is being held on Thursday, May 17 from 5 to 8 PM at Case Middle School, 1237 Washington Street, Watertown, NY. Public comments will be accepted at this hearing.
The Tupper Lake Train Depot is located at 37 Depot Street, just off Main Street/State Route 3 in the Village of Tupper Lake.