BIDDLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Pa. --
Willow Grove Air Station Restoration Advisory Board Meeting/Public Tour The Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Base Realignment and Closure Office (NAVFAC BRAC PMO) and the Air National Guard (ANG), announce a hybrid in-person/virtual meeting of the Willow Grove Air Station Restoration Advisory Board (RAB). A tour of the Biddle ANG Base and NASJRB Willow Grove environmental restoration sites will be available to the public at the conclusion of the RAB meeting. Individuals who are interested in attending either the RAB meeting and/or public tour in-person must register at https://tinyurl.com/RABRSVP by November 17, 2022.
There is a 60-person attendance cap for the in-person meeting/public tour. Early registration is encouraged. No walk ins will be permitted due to Biddle Air National Guard Base installation security requirements. Currently, there are no mask requirements in place due to COVID-19, but masks are encouraged. Masking requirements may change based upon COVID-19 transmission rates at the time of the RAB meeting. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2022 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.
Public Tour to Follow IN-PERSON MEETING AT BIDDLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE ***ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY 11/17/22*** https://tinyurl.com/RABRSVP VIRTUAL MEETING ADVANCED REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED https://tinyurl.com/WGDEC22 Event Password: WGRAB (94722 from phones)
Call-in Info: (408) 418-9388 Access code: 2633 781 6818 Please Note: Password is case sensitive NAVFAC BRAC PMO and the ANG consulted with Federal and State regulators on the hybrid meeting format. The virtual meeting will show the presentations and the presenters will be audio only.
NAVFAC BRAC PMO and ANG will provide updates of environmental restoration activities, and actions taken for Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) or Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS). Health professionals will provide an update after the conclusion of the environmental restoration updates. Community members who are unable to attend the meeting in-person or virtually have the opportunity to provide input to the environmental restoration process by contacting the respective Navy or ANG contact listed below. Further information about the RAB meeting will be available several days before the meeting at this website:
FOR MORE INFORMATION If you have any questions, or wish to discuss any project, please contact the following:
Navy: Dawn DeFreitas, BRAC Environmental Coordinator; 4911 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19112. E-mail email@example.com (preferred during COVID-19 restrictions) or phone (215) 897-4900.
Air National Guard: Bill Myer, Environmental Restoration Program Manager; 3501 Fetchet Avenue Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762-5157. Phone (774) 994-7265, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
RAB meeting information and Navy administrative record documents are available at the Horsham Township Library Website, https://www.horshamlibrary.org/willow-grove-nas, or at the NAVFAC BRAC PMO website, https://www.bracpmo.navy.mil/BRAC-Bases/Northeast/Former-Naval-Air-Station-JointReserve-Base-Willow-Grove/ Air National Guard Administrative Record: https://ar.afcec-cloud.af.mil/ (select “Air National Guard”, then locate “Biddle ANG Base”)