NOTICE: As a direct result of the National Emergency declared by the President on Friday, March 13, 2020, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the US and the Center for Disease Control’s recommendations for social distancing and avoiding large public gatherings, the Air Force has canceled the six previously scheduled scoping meetings from March 31, 2020 to April 9, 2020 listed in the original notice of intent published on March 6, 2020 (Federal Register, Vol. 85., No. 45, 13148).

All public scoping meeting materials will be available on the project website: www.B21EIS.com no later than March 31, 2020. For those without access to the website, a request may be made to mail a hardcopy package of scoping materials. This request may be submitted to Ellsworth and Dyess AFB Public Affairs offices at the points of contact listed below.

Inquiries should be directed to:
Dyess AFB Public Affairs, (325) 696-4820, or after hours (325) 268-6554
Ellsworth AFB Public Affairs, (605) 385-5056, or after hours at (605) 391-7436
Written scoping comments can be mailed to:
Leidos
ATTN: B-21 EIS
1456 Woodlawn Way
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Electronic scoping comments can be submitted on this website.
For the full version of this notice, please click here.
In lieu of in-person Public Scoping Meetings, please see the scoping materials below for more information on the Air Force’s B-21 Main Operating Base 1 Beddown EIS.

Since the Scoping Period ended on May 9, 2020, hard copies of scoping materials are no longer available. Electronic versions of the scoping materials are available for download below.

To be added to the mailing list to be notified when the Draft EIS will be released and/or to request a copy of the Draft EIS, please click here.

To submit comments on the B-21 MOB 1 EIS proposal, please click here. The comment period has been extended to May 9, 2020 for inclusion in the Draft EIS.
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Entire Scoping Material Package download
This package includes all the materials listed below.
Large Display Boards download
These boards provide information on the following topics:
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
The anticipated EIS timeline
The environmental resources being studied in the EIS
The background of the project
The elements of the B-21 MOB 1 Beddown
The Purpose and Need of the Proposed Action
The criteria used to select Dyess AFB and Ellsworth AFB
The commonalities between the Proposed Alternatives
The elements of the Proposed Alternatives
The No Action Alternative
Brochure download
This brochure provides the similar information as the large boards above, but in a letter-sized, 8-page pamphlet.
Small Display Boards download
These boards provide additional tips and information for making comments on the B-21 Beddown proposal.
Scoping Presentation download
These slides provide additional details regarding the scope of the EIS.
Mail-In Comment Form download
Electronic comments can be submitted via this website, or comments can be submitted via mail using either this mail-in comment form or your own. Addresses to mail-in comments can be found on the comment form or on this website here.