Summary:EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air quality and requested additional information related to mitigation and partnerships with local transportation agencies to reduce the traffic impacts in the area. Rating EC2.Final EISs
EIS No. 20060145, ERP No. F-COE-D35060-PA, Allegheny and Ohio Rivers Commercial Sand and Gravel Dredging Operations, Granting and Extending Permits for Continuance of Dredging and US Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits Issuance, PA.
Summary:EPA continues to express environmental concerns about shallow river bottom impacts and CWA Section 404 issues. EPA requested the adoption of an adaptative management process, additional conceptual mitigation, and permit restrictions.
EIS No. 20060169, ERP No. F-FRC-C03015-00, Crown Landing LiquefiedNatural Gas Terminal, Construct and Operate in Gloucester County, NJ and New Castle County, DE; and Logan Lateral Project, Construct and Operate a New Natural Gas Pipeline and Ancillary Facilities in Gloucester County, NJ and Delaware, PA.
Summary:While EPA has no objection to the proposed action, EPA did request clarification on mitigation plans for wetlands and shallow water habitat impacts, as well as a Clean Air Act General Conformity Analysis.
EIS No. 20060175, ERP No. F-FRC-G03029-LA, Creole Trail Liquefied National Gas (LNG) Terminal and Pipeline Project, Construction and Operation, Cameron, Calcasieu, Beauregard, Allen, Jefferson, Davis and Acadia Parishes, LA.
Summary:EPA expressed environmental concerns about uncertainties over the evaluation of dredged material and requested that a Record of Decision not be issued until these concerns are adequately addressed.
EIS No. 20060176, ERP No. F-FRC-G03028-00, Port Arthur Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project, Construction and Operation, U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, (FERC/EIS-0182D), Jefferson and Orange Counties TX and Cameron, Calcasieu andBeauregard Parishes, LA.
Summary:EPA does not object to the preferred action.
EIS No. 20060202, ERP No. F-NOA-E86003-00, Snapper Grouper Fishery, Amendment 13C to the Fishery Management Plan, Phase Out Overfishing of Snowy Grouper, Golden Tilefish, Vermilion Snapper and Sea Bass, Implementation, South AtlanticRegion.
Summary:EPA does not object to the proposed action.
EIS No. 20060210, ERP No. F-UAF-K11109-AZ, BarryM. Goldwater Range (BMGR), Integrated NaturalResources Management Plan (INRMP),Implementation, Yuma, Pima, and MaricopaCounties, AZ.
Summary:No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.
EIS No. 20060224, ERP No. F-GSA-L80018-WA, PeaceArch Port of Entry Redevelopment Project,Improvements to Security, Safety andFunctionality, Canadian Border in Blaine, WhatcomCounty, WA.
Summary:EPA's previous issues were resolved, thereforeEPA does not object to the proposed action.