Last Week in Environmental Impact Statements: Meeting Wastewater Management Needs

While Federal agencies are required to prepare Environmental Impact Statements in accordance with 40 CFR Part 1502, and to file the EISs with the EPA as specified in 40 CFR 1506.9, the EPA doesn’t yet provide a central repository for filing and viewing EISs electronically. Instead, each week they prepare a digest of the preceding week’s filed EISs, which is published every Friday in the Federal Register under the title, “Notice of Availability” (NOA).

We’ve done the dirty work for you. Below, we’ve located and linked to the EISs referenced in last week’s NOA. Please note that some of these documents can be very large, and may take a while to load.

You can read any available EPA comments on these EISs here.

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EIS No. 20120027, Final EIS, FERC, CA, Eagle Mountain Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project, Licensing Application for Eagle Mountain Mine, near the Town of Desert Center, Riverside County, CA, Review Period Ends: 03/12/2012, Contact: Kenneth Hogan 202–502–8434.

EIS No. 20120028, Draft EIS, USACE, CA, Clearwater Program, To Meet the Wastewater Management Needs of the Joint Outfall System (JOS) Through the Year 2050, near San Pedro, Section 404 Permit, Los Angeles County, CA, Comment Period Ends: 03/26/2012, Contact: Dr. Aaron O. Allen 805–585–2148.

EIS No. 20120029, Final EIS, FHWA, NC, Mid-Currituck Bridge Study, Transportation Improvements in the Currituck Sound Area, US–158 and NC 12, USACE Section 404 Permit, Currituck and Dare Counties, NC, Review Period Ends: 03/12/2012, Contact: John Sullivan 919–856–4346.

EIS No. 20120030, Final EIS, FHWA, AL, Helena Bypass Construction, from Shelby County Road 52 in Helena to State Route 261 near Bearden Road, Funding, USACE Section 404 Permit, Shelby County, AL, Review Period Ends: 03/12/2012, Contact: Mark D. Bartlett 334–274–6350.

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