NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT U. S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
South Carolina Department of Mental Health
SC STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME (FAI 45-009) IN SUMTER, SC
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) announce the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed construction and operation of a 104-bed State Veterans Home on approximately 77 acres of agricultural and undeveloped land located east of North Wise Drive, south of Jefferson Road, and east of Airport Road within the Black River Airport Industrial Park north of Sumter, Sumter County, SC. The Draft EA has been prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (40 CFR Part 1500) and VA's NEPA regulations (38 CFR Part 26).
VA and SCDMH intend to issue a Finding of No Significant Impact following a 30-day public comment period, provided there are no substantive comments that warrant further evaluation.
Please submit comments and reference “FAI 45-009 Central SC Veterans Home Draft EA” by email to MThomas@jmt.com
Matthew D. Thomas
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.
235 Magrath Darby Blvd., Suite 275
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Comments must be received by July 8th, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.
Read the Draft Assessment by clicking this link:
Draft Environmental Assessment: SC State Veterans Nursing Home Sumter County, SC