[time-nuts] LORAN-C Programmatic environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)?
rexa at sonic.net
Tue Jul 24 22:41:46 EDT 2007
On Tue, 24 Jul 2007 18:23:48 -0800, Bill Beam <wbeam at gci.net> wrote:
>On 7/24/2007 5:40:31 PM, Brooke Clarke (brooke at pacific.net) wrote:
>> I've received a letter from the navigation office of the USCG that's a
>> intent to conduct a PEIS in accordance with:
>> National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and,
>> Dept of Homeland Security Management Directive 5100.1 and,
>> USCG Commandant's Instruction M1475.1D (related to Environmental Impacts).
>> What gives?
>It appears that Coast Guard want's to abandon Port Clarence LORAN station
>and move the LORAN transmitter to Nome.
From the referenced doc:
"possible management options for the
future of the USCG LORANC Program:
(1) Decommission the USCG LORAN
C Program and Terminate North
American LORANC Signal. Under this
alternative, all USCG LORANC signals
would be terminated at one time. All
USCG LORAN Stations would be
That would clearly be more than moving one station.
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