Thursday, January 08, 2009
More on the Superferry EIS
by Larry Geller
As people have a peek at this, articles and comments are appearing.
This, by Chad Blair of Pacific Business News (snippet):
A draft environmental impact statement on harbor improvements to accommodate the Hawaii Superferry finds that the interisland vessel would adversely impact cultural activities at harbors, add to traffic, and potentially lead to the loss of natural resources and recreational activities in commercial harbors.
However, the vessel would also provide a “significant beneficial impact” on public health and safety by providing a superior type of marine transportation and help with disaster planning and emergency response.
Brad Parsons suggests taking the time to read the EIS, and he suggests timing for your comments. Please click over to his article for his thinking on how to respond, and I’m sure he would welcome your comments over there, not here, which is why I’m not snipping his advice right now. Brad has a second article here.