SEIS Community Involvement
Archived - SEIS Call for Public Comments

The 45-day public comment period for the Draft SEIS ended on November 14, 2016.

How Can the Community Participate in the SEIS Process?

Public involvement is a fundamental part of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) procedures. The Combat Center encourages and appreciates your participation in the NEPA process for the SEIS.

Read the Draft SEIS

The Draft SEIS was available for review at the following local libraries starting on September 30, 2016, and was posted in electronic format on the "Documents" portion of this website:

Apple Valley, CA: Newton T. Bass Apple Valley Library

Barstow, CA: Barstow Branch Library

Joshua Tree, CA: Joshua Tree Library

Lucerne Valley, CA: Lucerne Valley Janice Horst Branch Library

Needles, CA: Needles Branch Library

Ontario, CA: Ovitt Family Community Library

Palm Springs, CA: Palm Springs Public Library

Sacramento, CA: Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building

San Bernardino, CA: San Bernardino County Library Administrative Offices

Twentynine Palms, CA: Twentynine Palms Library

Victorville, CA: Victorville City Library

Yucca Valley, CA: Yucca Valley Branch Library

Come to a Meeting

Participants at these meetings were welcome to

  • Engage in the NEPA process and review posters and other informational materials
  • Learn about the analysis presented in the Draft SEIS
  • Ask questions and discuss the proposed action with Combat Center representatives
  • Submit written or spoken comments


    Date & Time Location Address
    Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016
    5 – 8 p.m.
    Joshua Tree Community Center 

    6171 Sunburst St.
    Joshua Tree, CA 92252

    Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016
    5 – 8 p.m.
    Palm Springs Convention Center 277 N. Avenida Caballeros
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
    Thursday, Oct 27, 2016
    5 – 8 p.m.
    Barstow Harvey House 681 N. 1st Ave.
    Barstow, CA 92311


    Have Your Say

    Comments on the Draft SEIS were encouraged and accepted during the 45-day public comment period, which began on September 30, 2016 and ended on November 14, 2016.

    There were several ways to provide comments on the Draft SEIS:

    1. Review the Draft SEIS online and submit comments electronically using the comment form at
    2. Participate in one of the public meetings and fill out a comment form that was available at the meetings.
    3. Submit a verbal comment to a certified court reporter at one of the public meetings, who provided transcripts of all spoken comments received at each meeting.
    4. Mail comments to:
      29Palms SEIS Project Team
      c/o Cardno Government Services
      3888 State Street, Ste. 201
      Santa Barbara, CA 93105


    The U.S. Marine Corps and the Combat Center thank you for your participation in the NEPA process for the SEIS.

Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms