Tag: NEPA

EPA Rejects Corps EIS for Columbia River Coal Terminal

millennium-bulk-terminals-nepa-eis The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reviewed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ September 2016 Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Corps DEIS), (EPA Region 10 Project Number: 13-0034-COE). We conducted our review according to EPA’s…

Cape Wind Energy Project

This is a project to develop off-shore wind off Cape Cod. It’s relevance to the Louisiana Coast is that the appeals court ruled that the EIS was incomplete because there was not sufficient geological information about the sea bottom and…

Reverse NEPA Cases

BEAR VALLEY MUTUAL WATER COMPANY v. Jewell, No. 12-57297 (9th Cir. June 25, 2015). “Reverse NEPA” – should an EIS include the impact of protecting an endangered species (a fish) on humans (water district managers and their customers.) 9th Cir…

General NEPA Resources

Statutes and Regulations The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended Council on Environmental Quality(CEQ) NEPA Regulations, 40 CFR 1500 through 1518 Introduction to NEPA – DOE/HOMER/ORNI (PPT) General Documents Corps of Engineers Manuals These include manuals for doing…