Civil Works/Planning Public Notices

Archive: September, 2019
  • Next Generation Squad Weapons – Ammunition

    Expiration date: 10/11/2019

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) and draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, for the proposed construction and operation of a Next Generation Squad Weapons – Ammunition (NGSW-A) production facility at Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP). The project is located on the east side of Independence, Mo. and less than 5-miles from the City of Buckner, Mo. The purpose of the Proposed Action is to construct and operate a NGSW-A manufacturing facility for the production of 6.8mm general purpose and special purpose ammunition at LCAAP. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has made a preliminary determination that the proposed action would not result in significant degradation to the environment and therefore supports preparation of a draft FONSI. The EA, draft FONSI, and supporting information are provided with issuance of this Public Notice on September 11, 2019 to initiate the 30-day public review and comment period.