To facilitate public comment on the Environmental Impact Statement, the state and federal agencies have scheduled six public meetings, three in Virginia and three in Maryland. The schedule for those meeting is 6-9 p.m. at these locations:

Maryland

  • Wednesday, Nov. 12: Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 HG Truman Road, Solomons, MD 20688
  • Thursday, Nov. 13: Miller Senate Building, 11 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Friday, Nov. 14: Minnette Dick Memorial Hall (St. Mary's Catholic Church), 2000 Hambrooks Blvd., Cambridge, MD 21613

Virginia

  • Wednesday, Nov. 5: Potomac River Fisheries Commission, 222 Taylor St., Colonial Beach, VA 22443
  • Friday, Nov. 7: VMRC Main Office, 2600 Washington Ave., 3rd Floor, Newport News, VA 23607
  • Monday, Nov. 10: Nandua High School, 26350 Lankford Highway, Onley, VA 23418

Comments may be submitted until Dec. 15, via verbal testimony at the public meetings; mail to the Department of the Army, Norfolk District, Corps of Engineers, Attn: Mr. Mark Mansfield, Planning and Policy Branch, Fort Norfolk, 803 Front St., Norfolk, VA 23510-1096 or by e-mail to Mark.T.Mansfield@usace.army.mil. Comments should reference the Draft PEIS.

Information

For information, visit www.nao.usace.army.mil/OysterEIS/homepage.asp or these libraries:

  • Anne Arundel Community College, Andrew G. Truxal Library: Arnold, MD
  • Anne Arundel County Public Library: Annapolis, MD
  • Calvert County Public Library: Prince Frederick, MD
  • Central Rappahannock Regional Library: Fredericksburg, VA
  • Chesapeake College Library: Wye Mills, MD
  • Corbin Memorial Library: Crisfield, MD
  • Dorchester County Public Library: Cambridge and Hurlock, MD
  • Eastern Shore Public Library: Accomac, VA
  • Enoch Pratt Free Library: Baltimore, MD
  • Fairfax County Public Library: Fairfax, VA
  • Federal Maritime Commission Library: Washington, D.C.
  • Henrico County Public Library: Richmond, VA
  • Kent County Public Library: Chestertown, MD
  • Lewis Egerton Smoot Memorial Library: King George, VA
  • Loudoun County Public Library: Leesburg, VA
  • Maryland State Law Library: Annapolis, MD
  • Norfolk Public Library: Norfolk, VA
  • Northumberland Public Library: Heathsville, VA
  • Petersburg Public Library: Petersburg, VA
  • Queen Anne's County Library: Stevensville and Centerville, MD
  • Richmond Public Library: Richmond, VA
  • Somerset County Library: Princess Anne and Ewell, MD
  • St. Mary's County Memorial Library: Leonardtown, MD
  • State Department of Legislative Reference Library: Annapolis, MD
  • Sudlersville Memorial Library: Sudlersville, MD
  • Talbot County Free Library: St. Michaels, Easton and Tilghman (Elementary School), MD
  • Calvert County Library, Twin Beaches Branch: Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Virginia Beach Public Library: Virginia Beach, VA
  • Wicomico County Free Library: Salisbury, MD