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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Pocan Shares Air Force Response on Truax Air National Guard Base

Sep 26, 2019
Press Release

U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement in response to the Air Force’s reply to his initial letter in August regarding the United States Air Force’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the F-35A mission at Truax Air National Guard Base.

“Late yesterday, we received responses from the Air Force to our initial letter, but continue to await replies to our two additional letters,” said Congressman Pocan. “After they reply to the two subsequent letters, I request the Air Force extend the public comment period for another 30 days.

Congressman Mark Pocan has previously written three letters to the Acting Secretary of the U.S. Air Force about noise and frequency of flights at Truax Air National Guard Base in his district, as well as formally requesting the Air Force conduct a take-off and landing test to more accurately assess the noise impact.

 

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