The First Responder Network Authority (‘‘FirstNet’’) announces the availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Central Region (‘‘Draft PEIS’’). FirstNet also announces a series of public meetings to be held throughout the Central Region to receive comments on the Draft PEIS. The Draft PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the Central Region, composed of Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Submit comments on the Draft PEIS for the Central Region on or before October 11, 2016. FirstNet will also hold public meetings in each of the 16 states.
For more information, view the draft documents and submit comments, see Docket No. FIRSTNET-2016-0003 on www.regulations.gov.