Patuxent River Complex
Testing and Training
Environmental Impact Statement
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Welcome to the U.S. Navy's website for the Patuxent River Complex (PRC) Testing and Training Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The Navy is preparing an EIS that will assess the potential impacts on the community and environment from continued military testing and training activities within the PRC to meet current and projected military readiness requirements.

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The proposed Study Area includes Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Webster Outlying Landing Field, Bloodsworth Island Range, and the water and airspace where the Navy conducts aircraft testing and training.

This website is provided by the Navy to make information available to the public on the Navy’s proposed activities and associated environmental analysis. Public involvement opportunities and reference documents will also be posted on this website.

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The Notice of Intent for the PRC EIS has been published in the Federal Register.
The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train, and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression, and maintaining freedom of the seas.

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Project Contact
To submit comments via mail, please contact:
Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division
Attn: EIS Project Manager
NAVAIR Ranges Sustainability Office
Atlantic Test Ranges, Building 2118
23013 Cedar Point Road
Patuxent River, MD 20670-1183

Submit Comments
The scoping comment period closed on April 1, 2019. Another public comment period will occur once the Draft EIS is released.

PRC EIS Questions
If you have questions or would like more information about the PRC EIS process, please contact NAVAIR Ranges Sustainability Office at (301) 342-9902. Note, comments will not be accepted via the telephone.