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Ames Municipal Airport Installation of Solar Facility, Environmental Assessment

Project Information
Sector: Aviation
Project Category: 
DOT Projects
Project Status: 
Complete
Description: 

An Environmental Assessment (EA) is being prepared for installation of a solar array facility near the approach to runway 19 North of Airport Rd. subject to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the lead federal agency for the NEPA document.  

Permitting Timeline

Environmental Assessment (EA)
Federal Aviation Administration
08/02/2018
Complete 10/10/2017
Milestones:
Determination to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA)
Complete 08/02/2017
Target: 08/02/2017
Release for Public Review
Draft EA or other means of coordinating the development of an EA
Complete
Final EA
10/10/2017
Target: 08/02/2018
Draft proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
Issuance of Final EA and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
Complete 10/10/2017
Target: 08/02/2018
Decision to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement
Issuance of Supplemental EA
Issuance of Supplemental FONSI
Section 106 Review
Federal Aviation Administration
05/01/2018
Complete 09/22/2017
Milestones:
Initial application received
Completed application received
Issuance of decision for permit/approval.
Notice to proceed
Review Terminated with no decision
Floodplain or wetland assessment
Federal Aviation Administration
05/01/2018
Complete 07/25/2017
Milestones:
Initial application received
Completed application received
Issuance of decision for permit/approval.
Notice to proceed
Review Terminated with no decision
Endangered Species Act Consultation - FWS
Federal Aviation Administration
05/01/2018
Complete 07/25/2017
Milestones:
Date of Request for formal consultation received
Consultation Initiation Date
Final Biological Opinion Issued
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