Park planning – Public Scoping for Environmental Assessment

Public Scoping for Environmental Assessment

The National Park Service has officially launched an environmental assessment (EA) under the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) for two proposed actions under the Master Development Strategy for the Charlestown Navy Yard: (1) Demolition of Hoosac Stores and replacement with a new building that would house and consolidate the USS Constitution Museum and the NPS Visitor Center and (2) Demolition of Building 109 and replacement with an open frame structure to provide shade for visitors, special events, and other amenities. The EA will analyze the effects of these actions on the cultural landscape of the Charlestown Navy Yard and visitor experience. Further detail of the proposed actions can be found in accompanying newsletter The National Park Service will be accepting comments and concerns from the public on the proposed actions until July 20, 2022.

Parkplanning – Public Scoping for Environmental Assessment