Last Week in Online Environmental Impact Statements: Road Relocation

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). However, starting October 1, 2012 all EIS submissions must be made through e-NEPA. An EPA source says that as EISs begin to come in electronically, they will appear alongside EPA comments here.

In the meantime, 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. 20130273, Final EIS, USFS, WY, Mackey Road Relocation, Review Period Ends: 11/04/2013, Contact: Misty Hays 307–358–4690. Website.

EIS No. 20130274, Final EIS, USFS, OR, Galena Project, Review Period Ends: 11/04/2013, Contact: Dave Halemeier 541–575–3401. Website.

EIS No. 20130275, Final EIS, AFS, BLM, CO, San Juan National Forest and Proposed Tres Rios, Field Office Land and Resource Management Plan, Review Period Ends: 10/21/2013, Contact: Mark Lambert 970–385–1240. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management are joint lead agencies for the above project. Website.

EIS No. 20130276, Draft Supplement, USN, WA, Introduction of the P–8A Multi-Mission Aircraft into the U.S. Navy Fleet, Comment Period Ends: 11/04/2013, Contact: Cory Zahm 757–322–4347. Website.

EIS No. 20130277, Final Supplement (Not yet available online. Check back here for updates.), BLM, NV, Silver State Solar South Project Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment, Review Period Ends: 10/21/2013, Contact: Nancy Christ 702–515–5136. Website.

Amended Notices

EIS No. 20130227, Draft EIS, NASA, CA, Proposed Demolition and Environmental Cleanup Activities at Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Comment Period Ends: 10/01/2013, Contact: Allen Elliott 256–544–0662. Revision to FR Notice Published 08/02/2013; Extending Comment Period from 09/16/2013 to 0/01/2013. Website.

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