New York: The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services (WS) program and cooperating federal and state agencies completed a final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) in 1994 titled, “Gull Hazard Reduction Program: John F. Kennedy International Airport [JFK]” to address management of bird collisions with aircraft using JFK. The analysis was prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Department of the Interiors’ Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service Gateway National Recreation Area, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Bird collisions with aircraft (bird strikes) kill birds, damage aircraft and pose substantial risks to human safety. The 1994 FEIS provided information on the nature of the bird strike hazard at JFK, reviewed s alternatives for reducing bird strikes, and evaluates the environmental consequences of each alternative.
FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT
GULL HAZARD REDUCTION PROGRAM: JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Interested parties may view the 1994 FEIS by clicking on the following links: