Public Workshop on Draft EIR for LAX Northside Plan - Weds June 11

Press release from LAWA, May 20, 2014:

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has scheduled a public workshop to provide interested parties the opportunity to review and inquire about the completion of the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the LAX Northside Plan Update Project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). No decisions on the proposed project will be made at the public workshop.

The workshop is scheduled for June 11, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the gymnasium of St. Bernard High School, 9100 Falmouth Ave., Playa del Rey.

The proposed project would permit up to 2.3-million square feet of commercial development; permit areas for open space for recreational and buffer uses; and allow uses and development rights to be transferred within limited areas on the site.  Implementation of the proposed project may also include a street vacationing of Cum Laude Avenue. Its implementation is expected to result in significant and unavoidable impacts related to air quality, traffic, and short-term construction-related noise impacts.

The proposed project area encompasses approximately 340 acres generally bounded by Sepulveda Westway and Sepulveda Boulevard to the east, LAX to the south, Pershing Drive to the west. and generally 91st Street, Manchester Avenue  and 88th Street to the north.

The Draft EIR for the LAX Northside Plan Update Project is available for public review at by appointment at LAX, Clifton A. Moore Administration Building, 1 World Way, Room 218, Los Angeles. Telephone: 424-646-7690.  The Draft EIR is also available on-line at , and at the following five locations (hours vary by location):

  • Westchester-Loyola Village Branch Library, 7114 West Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles 90045
  • Playa Vista Branch Library, 6400 Playa Vista Drive, Los Angeles 90094
  • El Segundo Library, 111 West Mariposa Avenue, El Segundo 90245
  • Inglewood Library, 101 West Manchester Boulevard, Inglewood 90303
  • Culver City Library, 4975 Overland Avenue, Culver City 90230

The review period for the Draft EIR ends June 30, 2014.

Written comments may be submitted during the June 11 public workshop; on-line at ; or by mail to:  Los Angeles World Airports, Capital Programming and Planning, Environmental & Land Use Planning – Attention Lisa Trifiletti, Director, 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045.  All comments must be received no later than June 30, 2014 at 6 p.m. Pacific Time.

For further information regarding the Draft EIR, contact the Environmental & Land Use Planning Section at (424) 646-7690.

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