Tuesday, May 7, 2013

McDOT Embraces Environmental Destruction and Societal Displacement

Dear Midcounty Corridor Study Community:

This email is to notify you and your community of the latest milestone for the Midcounty Corridor Study.  Available on our website, for your review, is the May 2013 DRAFT Environmental Effects Report (EER). 


The subject report has been submitted to US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)/Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) for their review.  The May 2013 DRAFT EER is part of a permit application requirement. It documents the results of the detailed study for each retained alternative.   It will also be the subject of discussion for the pending USACE/MDE Joint Public Hearing, anticipated Summer 2013. In the coming weeks, a Newsletter/Public Notice will be mailed with the details of the upcoming Joint Public Hearing.
In anticipation of the hearing, there are several ways in which you may access and review the May 2013 DRAFT EER:
1.       Download report at the following link:
2.       Purchase a hard copy of the report for $123.00.  Make a written request to the project manager, Mr. Greg Hwang. 
3.       Review hard copy report onsite (to be available by Friday, May 10, 2013) at the following locations:  
Damascus Public Library9701 Main Street,
Damascus, MD, 20872
Phone:  240.773.9444
Gaithersburg Public Library Interim Branch701 Russell Ave., Suite D201
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Phone: 240.773.9490
Germantown Public Library19840 Century Boulevard
Germantown, MD  20874
Phone: 240.777.0110
Rockville Public Library21 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone:  240.777.0140
Quince Orchard Public Library15831 Quince Orchard Road
Gaithersburg, MD  20878
Phone:  240.777.0200
Upcounty Regional Services Center12900 Middlebrook Rd, Ste. 1000
Germantown, MD 20874
Phone: 240.777.8040 

We encourage you to share this information with your community.  Should you have any questions of concerns, please feel free to contact me.  

Best regards,
Gwo-Ruey (Greg) Hwang, P.E.
Midcounty Corridor Study Project Manager
Phone: 240-777-7279
Fax: 240-777-7277
greg.hwang@montgomerycountymd.gov

*** Midcounty Corridor Study website: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/midcountycorridorstudy ***

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