The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) prepared this Finding of No Significant Impact/Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD) for the proposed Obstruction Removal Project at the Duluth-Sky Harbor Airport (DYT), operated by the Duluth Airport Authority (DAA). The attached Final Environmental Assessment (FEA), dated March 2015, has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines and requirements set forth by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the FAA to implement the environmental review and disclosure provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).
In accordance with FAA Order 1050.1E, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures, FAA Order 5050.4B, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing Instructions for Airport Actions, and based on the evaluation in the EA, there are no significant impacts associated with the proposed project. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will not be prepared and a FONSI/ROD is being issued. This FONSI/ROD provides a review of the Proposed Action, mitigation requirements, and the basis for the FAA’s finding. Specific details are defined further in the FEA.