The U.S. Air Force, in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration, is in the process of analyzing the potential environmental consequences of a proposal to expand the Powder River Complex to meet the airspace training needs of today's Air Force. Results of the analysis were released to the public as a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Aug. 20, 2010 and formal public hearings took place from Sept. 14, 2010 through Oct. 26, 2010. The public comment period closed Jan. 20, 2011. We will continue to use this site to provide information to the public, and will update it as additional information becomes available.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement
An electronic copy of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement is available here. If you want to request a printed copy contact Ellsworth Air Force Base Public Affairs at (605) 385-5056 or use the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of this page.
This section includes items that describe the undertaking, the area of potential effects, stakeholders and interested parties, potential effects, and results of consultations. Also in this section are items that describe Air Force efforts to identify and consult with affiliated federally recognized tribes concerning historic, traditional, cultural, and religious places and resources in the PRTC region of influence.
Click here to view the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 106, and Tribal Consultation Documentation.