Wisconsin Air National Guard Construction Projects Draw Lawsuit

Dec. 7, 2020, 9:10 PM

The National Guard Bureau failed to fully study the environmental effects of construction and demolition projects at Truax Field Air National Guard Base, according to a lawsuit filed in a Wisconsin federal court.

The lawsuit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin says the NGB completed an environmental assessment for the project, instead of a more extensive environmental impact statement as required by the National Environmental Policy Act.

The agency also disregarded the “major and significant” effects of the project by issuing a finding of no significant impact, according to the complaint filed by ...

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