Navy announces 45-day comment period for PA Memo supporting Marine Corps relocation to Guam; deadline April 12

Navy announces 45-day comment period for PA Memo supporting Marine Corps relocation to Guam; deadline April 12

by JoAnna Delfin

ASAN, Guam - Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Marianas announces the availability of a Programmatic Agreement (PA) Memo for public review and comments through April 12.

PA Memos provide an opportunity for interested members of the public to participate in the Section 106 consultation process required under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

The following PA Memo provides new cultural and natural resources information associated with planned construction projects and are available on the NAVFAC Pacific Cultural Information (CRI) webpage at Please note the URL is case sensitive.

J-001B Area F Expansion proposes additional development area for J-001B Utilities & Site Improvements (U&SI) Mass Grub and Grade, Phase I, This is a revision of a project that was submitted for review on Jan. 21. The original project proposed to add approximately 5.4 acres of development to J-001B to accommodate a required stormwater infiltration basin at Naval Base Guam Telecommunication Site (NBGTS) on the island of Guam. The revised Area of Potential Effect has been increased to 9.8 acres.

This is a 45-day public comment period and interested members of the community may submit comments via email to

Those without internet access may obtain a printed copy of this PA Memo from the Guam Historic Resources Division, located at 490 Chalan Palasyo, Agana Heights, 96910 (in the Department of Parks and Recreation office).

In addition, the community is encouraged to subscribe to regular updates and other information related to the Programmatic Agreement by visiting the Joint Region Marianas (JRM) webpage and signing up at the following link:

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